Back Cirque (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
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Feature type: Cirque (15)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
An east-facing cirque to the N of Sloman Glacier in SE Adelaide Island. The cirque indents the S side of the ridge that extends from the SE part of Mount Liotard. Named by the UK-APC in 1982 after Eric K.P. Back of the BAS, who in addition to service at Adelaide Station and Grytviken from 1964-65, also served as BAS Base Commander, Signy, 1974-75, Halley, 1975-76, Faraday, 1977-78, and Rothera, 1978-79.
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