Rozier Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Rozier 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 Piccard Cove, Wilhelmina Bay, Danco Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of aviation grouped in this area, named after JeanFranc ois Pilatre de Rozier (1756-85), French technician who was the first to make an ascent by balloon and who, with Capt. The Marquis d'Arlandes, made the first journey by air, over Paris on 21 November 1783, in a balloon built by the Montgolfier brothers (Montgolfier Glacier, q.v.); he was the first to die in an air accident when his balloon crashed in flames at the start of an attempt to cross the English Channel from Boulogne, 15 June 1785 (APC, 1960, p.7; BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961).
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