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
Smithson Glacier (USA) 71° 15' 00.0" S 163° 52' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 131807 Place ID: 13545

A tributary glacier in the Bowers Mountains. It drains the slopes near Mount Verhage and flows N along the W side of Posey Range to enter Graveson Glacier adjacent to Mount Draeger. Mapped by USGS from ground surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-62. Named by US-ACAN for Scott B. Smithson, geologist at McMurdo Station, 1967-68.

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