Balanstra Glacier

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

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

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Place ID: 19584
Name ID: 137959

Feature type: Glacier (12)

Origin

This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

The 12 km long and 4 km wide glacier on Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago, situated NE of Hippocrates Glacier and SW of Mackenzie Glacier. Drains the SE slopes of Stribog Mountains, flows east-southeastwards and enters Pampa Passage S of Momino Point and N of Pinel Point. British mapping in 1980 and 2008. Named after the ancient Roman station of Balanstra in Western Bulgaria.

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Location

Latitude:
64° 19' 30.0" S
- 64.32500°
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Longitude:
62° 18' 20.0" W
- 62.30556°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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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

new feature (L. Ivanov, 25/05/15) JM

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
19-May-2015

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