Petrie Ice Rises (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Petrie Ice Rises (The name as it would appear on a map)
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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 N-S line of about ten ice rises in Wilkins Ice Shelf, to the W of Alexander Island. Seen from the air on a BAS radio echo sounding flight around Alexander Island, Feb. 11, 1967, and later accurately positioned from U.S. Landsat imagery. Named by UK-APC in 1980 after David L. Petrie, BAS and SPRI electronic technician, c. 1966-70, who was on the flight.
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