Name details

Vanderford Glacier

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 539

Feature type: Glacier

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A glacier about 9 km wide, flowing north-west in the south-east side of Vincennes Bay, on the Budd Coast of Wilkes Land. Delineated from air photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47). Photographed by ANARE in 1956. Named by USACAN after Benjamin Vanderford, pilot on the sloop of war Vincennes of the US Exploring Expedition (1938-42) under Charles Wilkes.  Named by USACAN after Benjamin Vanderford, pilot on the sloop of war Vincennes of the US Exploring Expedition (1938-42) under Charles Wilkes.  

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 35' 00.0" S
- 66.58331°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
110° 26' 00.0" E
110.43331°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
55 m
Accurate to 5m

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Topographic data
Source Name:
Windmill Islands 1:50000 GIS Dataset
Source Identifier:
Metadata ( Wind50k - Windmill Islands 1:50000 Topographic GIS Dataset )
Source Scale:
1:5000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
Australian Antarctic Division
Remote sensing:
Landsat 7 image

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
Unknown

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