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
Sedgwick Glacier (GBR) 69° 51' 00.0" S 69° 28' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 111108 Place ID: 12972

flowing E into George VI Sound, S of Marr Bluff, NE Alexander Island, was seen from the air by BGLE, 16 August 1936, and roughly surveyed from the ground later in the same year (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232); photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1947; resurveyed over most of its length by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1948; in association with the names of British geologists grouped in this area, named after Adam Sedgwick (1785-1873), Woodwardian Professor of Geology, Cambridge University, 1818-73 (APC, 1955, p.19; USHO chart 6638, 1955; [referring in error to a feature on the W coast of the island] USAF chart GNC 23, 1958; [correctly shown] DOS 610 sheet W6968, 1960); mapped from air photographs by FIDS in 1959. Lednik Sedzhuika (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Sedgewick [sic] Glacier (Searle, 1963, end map).

Sedgwick Glacier (USA) 69° 51' 00.0" S 69° 22' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 131397 Place ID: 12972

Glacier on the E coast of Alexander Island, 7 mi long and 2 mi wide, which flows E from the foot of Mount Stephenson into George VI Sound immediately N of Mount King. First roughly surveyed in 1936 by the BGLE under Rymill. Resurveyed in 1948 by the FIDS and named by them for Adam Sedgwick, English geologist and professor of geology at Cambridge University, 1818-73.

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