Apfel Glacier

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

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

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Place ID: 441
Name ID: 121865

Feature type: Glacier (12)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Glacier about 5 mi wide and 20 mi long, flowing WNW along the S flank of Bunger Hills and terminating in Edisto Ice Tongue. Mapped from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47, and named by the US-ACAN for Earl T. Apfel, professor of geology at Syracuse University, who served as geologist with the USN Operation Windmill parties, 1947-48, which established astronomical control stations along Queen Mary, Knox and Budd Coasts.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 25' 00.0" S
-66.41667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
100° 35' 00.0" E
100.58333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1999
Catalogue id
3766D1
Caption
Ice slope between Apfel Glacier and Bunger Hills
Photographer
Shevlin, James

Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1955

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