Petzval Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Petzval 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 N into Oscar Cove, Danco Coast, was mapped by Ferguson, 1913-14 (Ferguson, 1921, map p.46); further mapped and called Ventisquero Suárez by CAE, 1950-51, after Capt. (C) Francisco Suárez V., Operations Officer in the expedition transport ship Angamos (Chile. DNH chart 511, 1951; IHA, 1974, p.269); photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of photography grouped in this area, named after Josef Max Petzval (1807-91), of Vienna, who designed the first good camera lens for portrait photography, introduced by Voigtländer in 1841 (APC, 1960, p.6; BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961). Suárez Glacier (USBGN, 1965, p.106).
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