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.

Showing all 2 place names.

Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Willey Glacier (GBR) 70° 25' 00.0" S 67° 51' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 111953 Place ID: 16070

flowing SW from Creswick Gap into George VI Sound, following surveys by BAS, 1962-72, was named after Lawrence Edward Willey (b. 1943), BAS geologist, "Stonington Island" and "Fossil Bluff", 1967-69, and summer 1972-73 (APC, 1977, p.35; USGS sketch map Palmer Land (North Part), 1979; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/10, 2-DOS 1984).

Willey Glacier (USA) 70° 25' 00.0" S 67° 50' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 133720 Place ID: 16070

A heavily-crevassed glacier N of Creswick Peaks in Palmer Land, flowing W from Creswick Gap into George VI Sound. Named by UK-APC for Laurence E. Willey, BAS geologist at Fossil Bluff and Stonington Island stations, 1966-69 and 1973.

Showing all 2 place names.

The SCAR Composite Gazetteer is hosted by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre. The information in the footer below pertains to the AADC web site.