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
Williamson Glacier (AUS) 66° 34' 00.1" S 114° 12' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 559 Place ID: 16090

A glacier, about 57 km long, flowing north-easterly into the sea in the south-east part of Law Dome, Budd Coast. Delineated from air photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47). The upper valley of the glacier was crossed by an ANARE glaciological and geophysical party in 1970. Named by USACAN after J. Williamson, gunner on the sloop Vincennes, one of the ships of the US Exploring Expedition (1838-42) under Lieut. (later Rear Adm.) C. Wilkes, USN.

Williamson Glacier (RUS) 66° 30' 00.0" S 114° 35' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 121398 Place ID: 16090

Williamson Glacier (USA) 66° 40' 00.0" S 114° 06' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 133737 Place ID: 16090

A glacier draining northeastward from Law Dome into Colvocoresses Bay. Delineated by G.D. Blodgett (1955) from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump (1946-47). Named by US-ACAN after John G. Williamson, crew member on the sloop Vincennes of the USEE (1838-42) under Lt. Charles Wilkes.

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