Vivaldi Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Vivaldi 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 SW from Purcell Snowfield into the head of Schubert Inlet and dividing Colbert Mountains from Lully Foothills, W Alexander Island, was photographed from the air by RARE in 1947, and first mapped from air photographs by FIDS in 1959 as an open glacial trough; in association with the names of other composers in this area, named Vivaldi Gap after Antonio Vivaldi (c.1675-1741), Venetian composer ([in 70°40'S 70°20'W] APC, 1961, p.4; DOS 710 sheet 14, 1963; Searle, 1963, end map; [co-ordinates corrected from US LANDSAT imagery of January 1973] APC, 1977, p.34; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/9, 1-DOS 1978; [further delineated from US LANDSAT imagery of February 1979] BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/9, 2-DOS 1982); renamed Vivaldi Glacier (APC, 1986, p.4).
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