Mitchell Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mitchell Glacier (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Glacier (12)
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 glacier which descends steeply from Chaplains Tableland in NE Royal Society Range, Victoria Land, flowing ENE between Transit Ridge and Ibarra Peak to join the Blue Glacier drainage S of Granite Knolls. Named by US-ACAN in 1992 after J. Murray Mitchell (1928-90), climatologist with the U.S. Weather Bureau and successor agencies, 1955-86; project scientist on climatic change, ESSA, 1965-74; senior research climatologist, NOAA, 1974-86; member, Polar Research Board, National Academy of Sciences, 1978-82 (Chairman of Committee on Polar Regions and Climatic Change, 1979-84); member, Advisory Committee to the Division of Polar Programs, NSF, 1988-90.
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