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Slessor Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Slessor 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 W into Filchner Ice Shelf between Theron Mountains and Shackleton Range, was seen from the air by TAE, 7 February 1956, and roughly mapped from the air, 1956-57; named after Marshal of the RAF Sir John Cotesworth Slessor (1897-1979), Chief of the Air Staff, 1950-52; Chairman of the TAE Committee of Management (Fuchs and Hillary, 1958e, map p.100 and p.103; APC, 1959a, p.11; DOS 610 sheets W 79 24/26 and 28/30, 1963). Karhon Slesor, Slesor Karhon, Slessorbreen, Slessor Gletscher, Slessor Gletscheren (Fuchs and Hillary, 1958a, map p.94; 1958b, p.104; 1958c, p.202, 207). Selsor [sic] Glacier (Neuburg and others, 1959, map p.111). Lodowiec Slessora, Glaciar Slessor, Glaciar de Slessor, Slessorglaciären, Slessor Gletsjer, Suressã [sic] Glacier, Slesorjeve Ledenik, Slessoruv Ledovec (Fuchs and Hillary, 1959f, map p.57; 1959e, map p.116; 1959b, p.104; 1959d, p.113; 1959c, Vol. 1, map p.156; 1960a, p.91; 1960b, map p.105). Lednik Slessora (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Slessor Gleccser (Fuchs and Hillary, 1962, map p.173).
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