Humphreys Ice Rise (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Humphreys Ice Rise (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Ice rise
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:
in Müller Ice Shelf, Arrowsmith Peninsula, Loubet Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Detaille Island", 1956-59; in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named Humphreys Hill after William Jackson Humphreys (1862-1949), American meteorologist and specialist on effects of ice in the atmosphere; joint author with W.A. Bentley (Bentley Crag, q.v.) of Snow crystals (New York, 1931) (APC, 1960, p.5; BA, 1961, p.189; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978); renamed Humphreys Ice Rise to reflect the true nature of the feature as evident in the air photographs (APC, 1986, p.3).
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