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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Williams Ice Stream (USA) 73° 15' 00.0" S 88° 27' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 136420 Place ID: 17578

Ice Stream about 15 mi long flowing into Venable Ice Shelf just E of Fletcher Peninsula. Named by US-ACAN after Richard S. Williams, Jr., senior research geologist, USGS, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, authority in aerial and satellite investigations of geomorphic processes and the fluctuations of glaciers on a global basis, particularly in Iceland and Antarctica; project leader of the team that is compiling 25 Glaciological and Coastal-Change Maps of Antarctica, and that compiled the 1:5,000,000-scale Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer maps of Antarctica.

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