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)
Quar Ice Shelf (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Quar Ice Shelf (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Ice shelf (12)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
The ice shelf between Cape Norvegia and Sorasen Ridge along the coast of Queen Maud Land. Mapped by NBSAE, 1949-52, whose Maudheim Station was located on this ice shelf. Named for Leslie Quar, British radio mechanic and electrician with NBSAE, who drowned when the weasel (track-driven vehicle) in which he was riding drove over the edge of this ice shelf, Feb. 24, 1951.
No images of this place could be found.