Roberts Ice Piedmont (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Roberts Ice Piedmont (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Piedmont (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:
Large ice piedmont, 20 mi long in a N-S direction and 15 mi wide, lying to the N and NW of Mount Calais and occupying the NE corner of Alexander Island. First seen from a distance and roughly surveyed by the FrAE, 1908-10, under Charcot. Photographed from the air by the BGLE on Aug. 15, 1936, and roughly mapped from these photos. Named by UK-APC in 1955 after Brian B. Roberts (1912-78), British ornithologist, polar specialist and leading figure in the development of Antarctic nomenclature; ornithologist, BGLE, 1934-37; Secretary, United Kingdom Antarctic Place-names Committee, 1945-74.
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