Transition Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Transition 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, N of Tilt Rock, E Alexander Island, was photographed from the air by Ellsworth, 23 November 1935, and roughly mapped from air photographs (Joerg, 1937, map facing p.444); further photographed from the air by BGLE, 1February 1937, and by RARE in 1947; surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1949 and so named because the glacier marks the transition between igneous rocks to the N and sedimentary rocks to the S (APC, 1955, p.21; USHO chart 6638, 1955; DOS 610 sheet W 70 68, 1960). Lednik Tranzishen (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).
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