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
Snedeker Glacier (AUS) 66° 27' 14.0" S 106° 42' 55.4" E Glacier
Name ID: 440 Place ID: 13565

A glacier on the Knox Coast of Wilkes Land about 19 km west of Merritt Island. Delineated from air photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump and named after R.H. Snedeker, who served with USN Operation Windmill (1947-48) on this coast.

Snedeker Glacier (RUS) 66° 27' 00.0" S 106° 48' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 120661 Place ID: 13565

Snedeker Glacier (USA) 66° 28' 00.0" S 106° 48' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 131823 Place ID: 13565

A channel glacier flowing to the Antarctic coast 9 mi W of Merritt Island. Mapped (1955) by G.D. Blodgett from air photos taken by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47). Named by US-ACAN for Robert H. Snedeker, photo interpreter with USN Operation Windmill (1947-48), who assisted in establishing astronomical control stations along the coast from Wilhelm II Coast to Budd Coast.

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