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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Delius Glacier (GBR) 69° 38' 00.0" S 71° 02' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 108468 Place ID: 3494

flowing NW from Elgar Uplands into Nichols Snowfield, N Alexander Island, was roughly mapped from the air by BGLE, 1 February 1937 (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232); photographed from the air by RARE in 1947 and mapped from air photographs by FIDS in 1959; in association with the names of composers in this area, named after Frederick Delius (1862-1934), British composer ([in 69°32'S 70°43'W] APC, 1961, p.2; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; Searle, 1963, end map; [co-ordinates corrected from USLANDSAT imagery of February 1975] APC, 1977, p.10; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/5 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978).

Delius Glacier (USA) 69° 37' 00.0" S 71° 03' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 124236 Place ID: 3494

Glacier, 6 mi long and 2 mi wide, flowing W from Elgar Uplands into Nichols Snowfield, in the N part of Alexander Island. First seen from the air and roughly mapped by the BGLE in 1937. More accurately mapped from air photos taken by the RARE, 1947-48, by Searle of the FIDS in 1960, and from U.S. Landsat imagery of February 1975. Named by UK-APC after Frederick Delius (1862-1934), British composer.

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