George VI Ice Shelf

George VI Ice Shelf (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

George VI Ice Shelf  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 5256
Name ID: 109003

Feature type: Ice shelf

Origin

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:

Narrative

almost entirely covering George VI Sound (q.v.), from the vicinity of Niznik Island to Ronne Entrance and Spaatz Island, was called K├Ânig-Georg-VI. Schelfeis (Kosack, 1955a, p.228), Lednik Georga VI (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961) or Shel'fovyy Lednik Georga VI (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.24); named George VI Ice Shelf (APC, 1975, p.3; BA, 1976, p.4; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/9, 1-DOS 1978; BAS sheet Misc. 2, 1981). George VI Sound Ice Shelf (Sugden and Clapperton, 1980, p.378).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 45' 00.0" S
- 71.75000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 00' 00.0" W
- 68.00000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
20-Dec-1974

Related information

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