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
Evans Ice Stream (GBR) 76° 00' 00.0" S 78° 00' 00.0" W Watercourse
Name ID: 108729 Place ID: 4378

flowing SE into Ronne Ice Shelf between Cape Zumberge, Orville Coast, and Fowler Peninsula, was surveyed on radio echo-sounding flights by BAS from "Siple Station", 21-23 January 1975; named after Dr Stanley Evans (b. 1929), British physicist who, from 1961, developed the apparatus and technique for radio echo-sounding of ice caps and glaciers from the air and participated in radio echo-sounding flights from "McMurdo Station", Ross Dependency, jointly organized by USNSF and SPRI, 1969-70 and 1971-72; upper atmosphere research scientist, RSIGYE, Halley, 1955-56 (APC, 1977, p.12; Crabtree and Doake, 1980, map p.32; BAS sheet Misc. 2, 1981).

Evans Ice Stream (USA) 76° 00' 00.0" S 78° 00' 00.0" W Watercourse
Name ID: 124917 Place ID: 4378

A large ice stream draining from Ellsworth Land, between Cape Zumberge and Fowler Ice Rise, into the western part of Ronne Ice Shelf. The feature was recorded on Feb. 5, 1974 in Landsat imagery. Named by UK-APC for Stanley Evans, British physicist who, starting in 1961, developed apparatus for radio echo sounding of icecaps and glaciers from aircraft; he carried out upper atmosphere research at Brunt Ice Shelf, 1956-57.

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