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
Sikorski Glacier (RUS) 71° 55' 00.0" S 98° 15' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 120583 Place ID: 13272

Sikorski Glacier (USA) 71° 49' 00.0" S 98° 24' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 131604 Place ID: 13272

Small glacier in the NE part of Noville Peninsula, Thurston Island. It flows NE to Bellingshausen Sea between Mounts Palmer and Feury. First roughly delineated from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47. Named by US-ACAN for Stephen Sikorski, electronics technician on the USS Glacier, who assisted in setting up an automatic weather station on Thurston Island during the USN Bellingshausen Sea Expedition in February 1960.

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