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
Cotton Glacier (NZL) 77° 07' 00.0" S 161° 40' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 113059 Place ID: 3026

An ill-defined stream of glacial ice lying at the south side of Mackay Glacier. With Mackay Glacier it occupies the broad basin opening out upon Granite Harbour in Victoria Land. Discovered by the Western Geological Party, led by Taylor, of the BAE, 1910-13. Named by Taylor in honour of Professor Leslie A Cotton, of the Geology Department of Sydney University. Cotton had earlier been a Summer Party member of the BAE, 1907-09.

Cotton Glacier (RUS) 77° 07' 00.0" S 161° 50' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 117550 Place ID: 3026

Cotton Glacier (USA) 77° 07' 00.0" S 161° 40' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 123849 Place ID: 3026

A glacier about 10 mi long on the S side of Clare Range, flowing eastward between Sperm Bluff and Queer Mountain, in Victoria Land. Discovered by the Western Geological Party, led by G. Taylor, of the BrAE, 1910-13. Named by Taylor for Prof. Leo A. Cotton, of the geology department of Sydney University. Cotton had earlier been a Summer Party member of the BrAE, 1907-09.

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