Bills Gulch (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Bills Gulch (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Ravine
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:
glacier flowing SE into Trail Inlet, Bowman Coast, was probably seen from the air by Wilkins on 20 December 1928, and again by Ellsworth in November 1935; surveyed by USAS in September-October 1940 (Black, 1945, p.7); traversed by USAS east coast sledge party and named Bill's Gulch, after a lead dog that died there (USHO, 1943, p.270); resurveyed by FIDS in December 1947 and used as a sledging route by FIDS and RARE from "Stonington Island", 1947-48. Bills Gulch (USBGN, 1947, p.136-37; APC, 1955, p.5; DCS 601 sheet 68 64, 1955). Baquiano Vargas [=pilot Vargas], following AAE sledge journey from "General San Martïn Station" to Mobiloil Inlet via this glacier (Argentina. MRE, 1952). Refuge huts were established on the plateau near the head of this glacier and near its terminus by AAE from "General San Martïn Station" in December 1956, the former being called "Maip " after the battle of Maip , 5 April 1818 (Thomas, 1957c, p.525). "Refugio Maipo" [sic] (Pierrou, 1970, p.500).
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