Usher Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Usher 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 Drake Passage between Stigant Point and Davey Point, N King George Island, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of nineteenth-century sealers in this area, named after Capt. Joseph Usher, Master of the Sealing ship Caraquet (Caraquet Rock, q.v.), who visited the South Shetland Islands, 1821-22; he was reported to have discovered a safe anchorage on the mainland coast S of Deception Island, but to have found no fur seals (APC, 1960, p.8; DOS 610 sheet W 62 58, 1968). Lednik Ashera (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.175).
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