Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Neptune Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Neptune Glacier (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Glacier
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:
flowing E into George VI Sound between Triton Point and Cannonball Cliffs, E Alexander Island, was partially photographed from the air by Ellsworth, 23 November 1935; roughly surveyed near its mouth by BGLE in October 1936 (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232); photographed from the air by RARE in 1947 and further surveyed near its mouth by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1949; in association with the names of planets in this area, named after Neptune ([in 71°44'S 68°30'W] APC, 1955, p.15; USHO chart 6638, 1956; [co-ordinates corrected] DOS 610 sheet W 71 68, 1960; APC, 1986, p.4); mapped over its length by FIDS in 1959 from RARE air photographs. Lednik Neptun (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Lednik Nept'yun (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.24).
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