Canham Glacier

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

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

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Place ID: 2266
Name ID: 123262

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

A tributary glacier about 30 mi long which drains the NW part of Evans Neve. The glacier drains NW between the Alamein and Salamander Ranges of the Freyberg Mountains and enters the Rennick Glacier westward of Bowers Peak. Mapped by USGS from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-62. Named by US-ACAN for Lt. Cdr. David W. Canham, Jr., officer in charge of the winter party at the U.S. Naval Air Facility, McMurdo Sound, 1956.

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Location

Latitude:
71° 49' 00.0" S
- 71.81667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
163° 00' 00.0" E
163.00000°
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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:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1964

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