Mawson Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mawson Glacier (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Glacier (12)
This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A glacier about 5 miles wide descending to the Ross Sea, where it becomes the Nordenskjold Ice Tongue. Discovered by the BAE, 1907-09, and named for Douglas (later Sir Douglas) Mawson, physicist with the expedition and a member of the South Magnetic Pole Party, who was later to become the leader of two other Antarctic expeditions, 1911-14 and 1929-31.
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