Yancey Glacier

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

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

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Place ID: 16342
Name ID: 133913

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 precipitous glacier in Britannia Range, flowing east from the vicinity of Mount McClintock and then southeastward to enter Byrd Glacier just west of Sennet Glacier. Named by US-ACAN in association with nearby Byrd Glacier for the USS Yancey, cargo ship (Central Group of Task Force 68) of USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47, led by Admiral Byrd.

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Location

Latitude:
80° 14' 00.0" S
-80.23333°
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Longitude:
158° 30' 00.0" E
158.50000°
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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:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1965

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