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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Breitfuss Glacier (GBR) 66° 54' 00.0" S 65° 01' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 107941 Place ID: 1820

flowing SE into Mill Inlet, Foyn Coast, was photographed from the air by RARE and called Shelby Glacier after Miss M. Shelby, of New Orleans, La (Mount Shelby, q.v.) (Ronne, 1949, photograph p.229, map p.230); following survey by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in December 1947, named Breitfuss Glacier, in association with the names of Antarctic historians grouped in this area, after Prof. Leonid Lvovich Breitfuss (1864-1950), Director of the Hydrometeorological Branch, Russian Navy, 1912-20; later of Berlin and of Deutsches Hydrographisches Institut, Hamburg; founder of the organization "Aeroarctic" and author of numerous polar bibliographies (APC, 1955, p.6; DCS 601 sheet 66 64, 1955). Wilson Glacier, as rejected name after Maj. Gen. R.C. Wilson, USAAF (Mount Wilson, q.v.) (USBGN, 1956, p.69). Glaciar Breitfuss (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957). Lednik Breytfusa (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Glaciar Breitfuss (Argentina. AA, 1991, p. 8)

Breitfuss Glacier (USA) 66° 58' 00.0" S 64° 52' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 122911 Place ID: 1820

Glacier 10 mi long, which flows SE from Avery Plateau into Mill Inlet to the W of Cape Chavanne, on the E coast of Graham Land. Charted by the FIDS and photographed from the air by the RARE in 1947. Named by the FIDS for Leonid Breitfuss, German polar explorer, historian, and author of many polar bibliographies.

Breitfuss, glaciar (ARG) 66° 58' 00.0" S 65° 01' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 100343 Place ID: 1820

Breitfuss, Glaciar (CHL) 66° 58' 00.0" S 64° 52' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 134827 Place ID: 1820

Cartografiado por el FIDS y fotografiado desde el aire por el RARE en 1947. El nombre le fue dado por el FIDS y corresponde al apellido de Leonid Breitfuss, explorador polar germano, historiador y autor de varias bibliografías polares. Glaciar de unas 10 millas de largo, que fluye al S, desde una elevación de aproximadamente 1.500 metros, hacia el lado W del cabo Froilán González, en la ensenada Mill, costa E de la península Tierra de O'Higgins.

Russell Nunatak (AUS) 67° 46' 46.0" S 63° 18' 33.5" E Nunatak
Name ID: 1820 Place ID: 12519

A small group of irregular somewhat jagged protruding rocks sticking up through the plateau ice about 27 km south-east of Mawson and 14 km south-east of Mt. Henderson in Mac.Robertson Land. Discovered by an ANARE party led by Robert Dovers on 4 December, 1954, and named after John Russell, engineer at Mawson in 1954.

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