Rotz Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Rotz 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 Wakefield Highland into Airy Glacier, Fallières Coast, was photographed from the air by RARE, 27 November 1947; surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in its lower reaches in December 1958 and over its length in November 1960; in association with the names of pioneers of navigation grouped in this area, named after Jean Rotz (fl. 1540-48), French chartmaker and writer on the principles of navigation, who designed an elaborate magnetic compass and who became hydrographer to King Henry VIII of England in 1542 (APC, 1962, p.27; DOS sheet W 69 64, 1963).
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