Temple Glacier

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Temple Glacier (64°0′S 60°1′W / 64.000°S 60.017°W / -64.000; -60.017Coordinates: 64°0′S 60°1′W / 64.000°S 60.017°W / -64.000; -60.017) is a glacier flowing into the south side of Lanchester Bay on the west coast of Graham Land. Photographed by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1955-57 and mapped from these photos by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). Named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for Felix Du Temple (1823–1890), French naval officer who in 1857 designed the first powered model airplane to rise unaided, fly freely and land safely.


 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Temple Glacier" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).