Airy Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Airy Glacier (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Glacier
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
S of Anchor Crag flowing W into Forster Ice Piedmont, Fallières Coast, was roughly surveyed by BGLE in 1936-37 (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232); photographed from the air by RARE, 27 November 1947; resurveyed by FIDS from Stonington Island in December 1958; in association with the names of pioneers of navigation grouped in this area, named after Sir George Biddell Airy (1801-92), British Astronomer Royal, 1835-81, who in 1839 introduced the method of correcting magnetic compasses for deviation that is still in use (APC, 1962, p.3; DOS 610 sheet W 69 64, x.1963).
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