Dinsmoor Glacier

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Location of Nordenskjöld Coast.

Dinsmoor Glacier (64°22′S 59°59′W / 64.367°S 59.983°W / -64.367; -59.983) is a glacier flowing from the south edge of Detroit Plateau on Nordenskjöld Coast, Graham Land in Antarctica. It drains eastwards between Darzalas Peak and Mount Elliott to enter Mundraga Bay. Mapped from surveys by Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) (1960–61). Named by United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) for Charles Dinsmoor of Warren, PA, who invented the endless tracking "vehicle" in 1886, a forerunner of the modern continuous track and tracked vehicles. It was first manufactured commercially by Holt Manufacturing Company of Stockton, California in 1906.[1]


  1. ^ Stewart, p. 260