San Martín Glacier

San Martín Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

San Martín Glacier  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 12672
Name ID: 111028

Feature type: Glacier

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

flowing NW between Panzarini Hills and Schneider Hills, Argentina Range, into Support Force Glacier, Pensacola Mountains, was seen from the air by the Grupo Aeronaval UT 78 on the first Argentine flight to the South Pole in January 1962 and called descriptively Valle Medio [=middle valley] (Argentina. MM, NM 21/1.xi.1964; Pierrou, 1970, p.513); surveyed from the ground by USGS, 1965-66, and photographed from the air by USN in 1967; named San Martín Glacier after the Argentine icebreaker General San Martín which brought in the party that established "General Belgrano Station" on Filchner Ice Shelf (q.v.), 1954-55, and made subsequent relief and resupply voyages to this station and "Ellsworth Station" (USGS sheet SU 21-25/11, 1968; APC, 1974, p.6).

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Location

Latitude:
82° 24' 00.0" S
- 82.40000°
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Longitude:
42° 14' 00.0" W
- 42.23333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
3-Nov-1971

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