Wilkinson Glacier

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

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

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Place ID: 16061
Name ID: 133712

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 glacier on the S side of Protector Heights, flowing westward into Lallemand Fjord to the S of Holdfast Point, Graham Land. Mapped from air photos taken by FIDASE (1956-57). Named by UK-APC for Capt. John V. Wilkinson, RN, captain of HMS Protector in these waters, 1955-56 and 1956-57.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 50' 00.0" S
- 66.83333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
66° 20' 00.0" W
- 66.33333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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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-1964

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