Palestrina Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Palestrina 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 SW from Russian Gap into Lazarev Bay between Havre Mountains and Lassus Mountains, NW Alexander Island, was photographed from the air by RARE, 23 December 1947, when the name Tufts College Valley (AGS, map, 1948) or Tufts Valley (Ronne, 1948b, map p.356) was applied collectively to this feature, Tufts Pass (q.v.) and part of Nichols Snowfield (q.v.); mapped by FIDS in 1959 from RARE air photographs; in association with the names of composers in this area, named after Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-94), Italian composer (APC, 1961, p.3; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; Searle, 1963, end map; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/5 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978); further delineated from US LANDSAT imagery of February 1975.
No images of this place could be found.