Mitchell Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mitchell Glacier (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Glacier
This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A glacier which descends steeply from the northern end of Chaplains Tableland in northeast Royal Society Range, Victoria Land, flowing east-northeast between Transit Ridge and Ibarra Peak for approximately 12km to join the Blue Glacier drainage south of Granite Knolls. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MG10
Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1992 after J. Murray Mitchell (1928-90), climatologist with the U.S. Weather Bureau and successor agencies, 1955-86. Project scientist on climatic change, ESSA, 1965-74, senior research climatologist, NOAA, 1974-86 member, Polar Research Board, National Academy of Sciences, 1978-82 (Chairman of Committee on Polar Regions and Climatic Change, 1979-84), member, Advisory Committee to the Division of Polar Programs, NSF, 1988-90
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