Naess Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Naess 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 WNW from Creswick Gap into George VI Sound, N of Burns Bluff, was surveyed by BGLE in October 1936 (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232) and resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1949; named after Erling Dekke Naess (1901-1993), Manager of the Vestfold Whaling Company at the time, who assisted BGLE by providing facilities at Stromness, South Georgia, for refitting the BGLE ship Penola in 1936 (Rymill, 1938a, p.432) (APC, 1955, p.15; USHO chart 6639, 1955; DCS 601 sheet W 70 66, 1956; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/10, 1-DOS 1974). Lednik Nessa (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).
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