Sedgwick Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Sedgwick 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 E into George VI Sound, S of Marr Bluff, NE Alexander Island, was seen from the air by BGLE, 16 August 1936, and roughly surveyed from the ground later in the same year (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232); photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1947; resurveyed over most of its length by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1948; in association with the names of British geologists grouped in this area, named after Adam Sedgwick (1785-1873), Woodwardian Professor of Geology, Cambridge University, 1818-73 (APC, 1955, p.19; USHO chart 6638, 1955; [referring in error to a feature on the W coast of the island] USAF chart GNC 23, 1958; [correctly shown] DOS 610 sheet W6968, 1960); mapped from air photographs by FIDS in 1959. Lednik Sedzhuika (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Sedgewick [sic] Glacier (Searle, 1963, end map).
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