Vaughan Inlet (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Vaughan Inlet (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Inlet (3)
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
Inlet approximately 17km deep and 14km wide between Shiver Point and Whiteside Hill, Oscar II Coast. Formed by the retreat of Hektoria, Green and Evans Glaciers, which followed the calving of the Larsen Ice Shelf along the Oscar II Coast in March 2002. Named after Professor David G. Vaughan, Member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which won the Nobel Peace Prize, Sept 2007; Honorary Professor of Geography, Swansea University; BAS Principal Investigator, 1999-present; BAS glaciologist 1986-1999. Prof Vaughan has been at the forefront of investigations into the movement and break-up of the Antarctic ice sheets, and potential consequences for global climate systems (APC, 2008).
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