Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
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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Feature type: Glacier
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:
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).
No images of this place could be found.