Mercator Ice Piedmont (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mercator Ice Piedmont (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Piedmont
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:
formed by confluence of glaciers at head of Mobiloil Inlet, Bowman Coast, was photographed from the air by Ellsworth, 23 November 1935, when it was thought to be part of Wilkins' Stefansson Strait (Stefansson Sound, q.v.) (Joerg, 1936, Fig.2, p.456); seen from the ground by USAS in January 1941 (Ronne, 1945, p.20) and again photographed from the air by RARE, 22 December 1947; surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in December 1958; in association with the names of pioneers of navigation grouped in this area, named after Gerardus Mercator (1512-94), Flemish mathematician and geographer, and originator in 1568 of the map projection bearing his name (APC, 1962, p.21; DOS 610 sheet W 68 64, 1963).
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