Weertman Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Weertman Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island (5)
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:
The largest and southernmost of the Bennett Islands, lying in Hanusse Bay. Mapped from air photos taken by RARE (1947-48) and FIDASE (1956-57). Named by UK-APC for Johannes Weertman, American metallurgist who proposed a theory of slip of glaciers on their beds and has made important contributions to the theory of glacier flow.
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