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McDonald Ice Rumples

McDonald Ice Rumples (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

McDonald Ice Rumples  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110075

Feature type: Ice rumple


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:


(1977), an area of fissures in Brunt Ice Front ENE of Halley, was the feature roughly charted by BITAE in January 1915 and called Allan McDonald Glacier after Allan McDonald, of the British Association of Magallanes, Punta Arenas, who was mainly responsible for raising funds (in 3 days) for sending the British relief expedition in Emma on the third abortive attempt, in July 1916, to rescue the Endurance party on Elephant Island (Shackleton, 1919, p.216) (Worsley, chart 4, 1914-15; Shackleton, 1919, end map; USHO, 1943, p.356). Allan McDonald Gletscher (Shackleton, [1921], end map). Allen [sic] McDonald Glacier (USAAF chart [LR-74], 1942). Glaciar Allan MacDonald (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). McDonald Glacier (USHO, 1947, p.18; [in c. 75°30'S 26°00'W] AGS map, 1962b). Glaciar McDonald (Argentina. MM chart N-"P"-1, 1952). Lednik Allan-Makdonald (Baranov and others, 1954, map p.283). Gletscher McDonald (Capurro, 1955, p.154). Lednik Allan Mak Donal'da (Aleyner, 1955, p.86). Riesengletscher McDonald (Capurro, 1955, p.145). The feature was surveyed by RSIGYE from Halley, 1955-59. McDonaldv Ledovec (Bártl, 1958, map facing p.144). Gin Bottle, referring to a point in the vicinity from a bottle left there in 1956 (Burton, 1960, p.198). The feature was renamed McDonald Ice Rumples, the generic term being defined as "a locally grounded area of ice shelf which is overridden by an ice sheet" (Armstrong and others, 1977, p.502) (APC, 1960, p.5; Ardus, 1965, p.18; Thomas, 1973, map p.6). Lednik MakDonalda (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

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75° 28' 00.0" S
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26° 15' 00.0" W
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Not recorded
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