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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Bingham Glacier (RUS) 69° 25' 00.0" S 63° 20' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 117094 Place ID: 1339

Bingham Glacier (GBR) 69° 24' 00.0" S 63° 24' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 107805 Place ID: 1339

flowing E into Larsen Ice Shelf, Wilkins Coast, was photographed from the air by Wilkins in 1928 and by Ellsworth in 1935; called Casey Strait in error (Casey Glacier, q.v.) (USHO chart 5411, xi.1939); surveyed from the ground by BGLE in November-December 1936 (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232; BA chart 3175, 1.iii.1940); photographed from the air (USHO, 1943, photograph facing p.272) and further surveyed from the ground by USAS in 1940; named Bingham Glacier after Surg. Capt. Edward William Bingham, RN (1901-1993), British polar explorer; BGLE medical officer and in charge of dogs, who took part in the 1936 survey; formerly a member of BAARE and subsequently Base Leader, "Stonington Island", and in command of FIDS, 1945-46 (USBGN, 1947, p.137; APC, 1955, p.5; DCS 601 sheets 69 62 and 69 64, 1955). The glacier was resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1947. Lednik Bingema (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Glaciar Bingham (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.229; IHA, 1974, p.47).

Bingham Glacier (USA) 69° 23' 00.0" S 63° 10' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 122535 Place ID: 1339

Glacier 15 mi long flowing eastward to the E coast of Antarctic Peninsula, with Cape Reichelderfer as its southern portal. The coast where Bingham Glacier reaches Larsen Ice Shelf was photographed by Sir Hubert Wilkins in 1928 and by Lincoln Ellsworth in 1935, and was mapped by the BGLE under Rymill, who with E.W. Bingham sledged across the peninsula to a point close S of this glacier in 1936. It was also mapped in 1940 by the USAS. Named by the US-SCAN in 1947 for Surgeon Lt. Cdr. E.W. Bingham, RN, of the BGLE.

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