Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Foundation Ice Stream (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Foundation Ice Stream (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Watercourse
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:
W of Patuxent Range and Neptune Range, Pensacola Mountains, flowing N into Ronne Ice Shelf, was seen from the air by Grupo Aeronaval UT 78 on the first Argentine flight to the South Pole in January 1962 and called Glaciar Bahía Buen Suceso, after the AAE transport ship Bahía Buen Suceso (Argentina. MM, NM 21/1.xi.1964); photographed from the air by USN in 1964 and named Foundation Ice Stream after the US National Science Foundation, a prime supporter of USARP (USGS sheet SU 16-20/16, 1968; APC, 1974, p.4).
No images of this place could be found.