Nichols Snowfield (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Nichols Snowfield (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Snowfield (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:
Snowfield, 22 mi long and 8 mi wide, bounded by the Rouen Mountains and Elgar Uplands to the E and Lassus Mountains to the W, in the N part of Alexander Island. First seen from the air and roughly mapped by the BGLE in 1937. Mapped in detail from air photos taken by the RARE, 1947-48, by Searle of the FIDS in 1960. Named by the RARE for Dr. Robert L. Nichols, head of the Department of Geology, Tufts University, and senior scientist of the Ronne expedition.
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