Butson Ridge (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Butson Ridge (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Ridge
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:
between McClary Glacier and Northeast Glacier, Fallières Coast, was surveyed by BGLE in 1936 (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.432); resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1947-48, and named after Dr Arthur Richard Cecil Butson (b. 1922), FIDS medical officer, "Stonington Island", 1946-47, who in July 1947 rescued a member of RARE from a crevasse in Northeast Glacier and was later awarded the Albert Medal "for gallantry" (exchanged for the George Cross in 1971) (APC, 1955, p.6; DCS 601 sheet 68 66, 1955). Cordón Molinero, so called by AAE after Tte Juan Molinero who was lost here with his dog team (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter M).
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