Nobile Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Nobile 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 NW into Recess Cove, Charlotte Bay, Danco Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Portal Point", 1956-58; in association with the names of pioneers of aviation grouped in this area, named after Gen. Umberto Nobile (1885-1978), of the Italian Air Force, designer of the rigid airships Norge and Italia, which reached the North Pole, 12 May 1926 and 23 May 1928, respectively, Norge completing the crossing of the Arctic Ocean to Nome, Alaska (APC, 1960, p.6; BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974).
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