George VI Sound (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
George VI Sound (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Sound (9)
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:
A major fault depression, 300 mi long in the shape of the letter J, which skirts the L. and S shores of Alexander Island, separating it from Antarctic Peninsula and the English Coast. The sound is ice covered and varies from about 15 mi to more than 40 mi wide. Discovered by Lincoln Ellsworth who flew over it in 1935. Explored by the BGLE in 1936-37 and by the USAS in 1940. Named by Rymill, leader of BGLE, for George VI, King of England.
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