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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Wetmore Glacier (RUS) 74° 30' 00.0" S 63° 30' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 121352 Place ID: 15929

Wetmore Glacier (GBR) 74° 38' 00.0" S 63° 35' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 111896 Place ID: 15929

flowing SE between Rare Range and Latady Mountains into Irvine Glacier (q.v.), Gardner Inlet, Orville Coast, was seen from the air and partially photographed by RARE, 21 November 1947, roughly mapped in c.74°43'S 64°08'W, and named Alexander Wetmore Glacier, after Frank Alexander Wetmore (b. 1886), biologist and Secretary, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 1945-52, who advised on the RARE scientific programme (AGS map, 1948). Wetmore Glacier (Ronne, 1948b, map p.357, p.372 and Fig. 22, p.379 [the title for this figure being incorrectly applied to Fig. 20, p.378]; [co-ordinates corrected] USGS sketch map Ellsworth Land-Palmer Land, 1969; APC, 1975, p.5; BAS 500P sheet SS 17-20/SE, 1-DOS 1981). The glacier was photographed from the air by USN, 1965-67, and mapped from air photographs by USGS. Glaciar Wetmore (Chile. IGM map 28, 1966). Lednik Uetmora (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Wetmore Glacier (USA) 74° 38' 00.0" S 63° 35' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 133595 Place ID: 15929

Glacier about 40 mi long, flowing SE between the Rare Range and Latady Mountains into the N part of Gardner Inlet. Discovered by the RARE, 1947-48, under Ronne, who named this feature for Alexander Wetmore, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, who assisted Ronne in laying out the scientific research program of the expedition.

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