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
Peckham Glacier (AUS) 80° 21' 00.0" S 157° 25' 00.1" E Glacier
Name ID: 483 Place ID: 11014

A steep tributary glacier just west of DeVries Glacier, flowing southwards from the slopes of Mount McClintock to Byrd Glacier. Mapped from air photographs taken by the US Navy.

Peckham Glacier (USA) 80° 21' 00.0" S 157° 25' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 129955 Place ID: 11014

A steep tributary glacier in the Britannia Range, flowing S from Mount McClintock into Byrd Glacier. Named by US-ACAN for Verne E. Peckham, biologist, McMurdo Station winter party 1962, who with use of SCUBA gear made numerous dives under the sea ice of McMurdo Sound at Winter Quarters Bay and off Cape Evans.

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