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
Apfel Glacier (AUS) 66° 21' 29.0" S 100° 43' 15.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 572 Place ID: 441

A glacier just south of Bunger Hills, Knox Coast, Wilkes Land. Delineated from air photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47). Mapped by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition in 1956.

Apfel Glacier (RUS) 66° 22' 00.0" S 100° 43' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 116845 Place ID: 441

Apfel Glacier (USA) 66° 25' 00.0" S 100° 35' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 121865 Place ID: 441

Glacier about 5 mi wide and 20 mi long, flowing WNW along the S flank of Bunger Hills and terminating in Edisto Ice Tongue. Mapped from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47, and named by the US-ACAN for Earl T. Apfel, professor of geology at Syracuse University, who served as geologist with the USN Operation Windmill parties, 1947-48, which established astronomical control stations along Queen Mary, Knox and Budd Coasts.

Laizure Glacier (AUS) 69° 14' 14.3" S 158° 08' 53.6" E Glacier
Name ID: 441 Place ID: 8028

A glacier on the coast of Oates Land, just west of Drake Head. Mapped from air photographs taken by the US Navy. Named after Lieut. D.H. Laizure, USN, navigator in US Navy aircraft during US Operation Deepfreeze 68.

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