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
Earnshaw Glacier (GBR) 68° 49' 00.0" S 65° 17' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 108611 Place ID: 4022

flowing NE into Mobiloil Inlet, E of Norwood Scarp, was photographed from the air by USAS in 1940 and by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1947; surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1961; in association with the names of pioneers f navigation grouped in this area, named after Thomas Earnshaw (1749-1829), English watch-maker and father of the modern marine chronometer (APC, 1962, p.11; DOS 610 sheet W 68 64, 1963).

Earnshaw Glacier (USA) 68° 45' 00.0" S 65° 11' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 124638 Place ID: 4022

A glacier 10 mi long, flowing northward to the east of Norwood Scarp and entering Maitland Glacier to the south of Werner Peak, in eastern Antarctic Peninsula. Photographed from the air by the USAS on Sept. 28, 1940. Surveyed by the FIDS in Jan. 1961. Named by UK-APC after Thomas Earnshaw (1749-1829), English watchmaker who made innovations leading to the modern marine chronometer.

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