Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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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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Feature type: Ice shelf
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:
almost entirely covering George VI Sound (q.v.), from the vicinity of Niznik Island to Ronne Entrance and Spaatz Island, was called König-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).
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