SCAR Gazetteer Information: Each place can have one or more entries in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer, dependant on its origin. By viewing an individual entry, you may see multiple references to the same place. SCAR uses a more general feature type coding, so each place will, in general, have multiple feature types.

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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Ninnis Glacier (AUS) 68° 15' 35.0" S 147° 30' 42.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 478 Place ID: 10289

A glacier, descending steeply into the sea from the high interior of George V Land. Discovered by AAE (1911-14) under Sir Douglas Mawson, who named it after Lieut. B.E.S. Ninnis, RF, a member of the expedition, who lost his life during the far-east sledge journey.

Ninnis Glacier (RUS) 68° 20' 00.0" S 147° 30' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 119664 Place ID: 10289

Ninnis Glacier (USA) 68° 22' 00.0" S 147° 00' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 129429 Place ID: 10289

A large, heavily hummocked and crevassed glacier descending steeply from the high interior to the sea in a broad valley, on George V Coast. Discovered by AAE (1911-14) under Douglas Mawson, who named it for Lt. B.E.S. Ninnis, who lost his life on the far east sledge journey of the expedition, Dec. 14, 1912.

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