Laënnec Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Laënnec 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:
flowing NE into Hill Bay, NE Brabant Island, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of medicine grouped in this area, named after René Théophile Hyacinthe Laënnec (1781-1826), French inventor of the stethoscope and early investigator of chest diseases (APC, 1960, p.5; BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974).
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