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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
George VI Ice Shelf (RUS) 71° 45' 00.0" S 68° 00' 00.0" W Ice shelf
Name ID: 118154 Place ID: 5256

George VI Ice Shelf (GBR) 71° 45' 00.0" S 68° 00' 00.0" W Ice shelf
Name ID: 109003 Place ID: 5256

almost entirely covering George VI Sound (q.v.), from the vicinity of Niznik Island to Ronne Entrance and Spaatz Island, was called K├Ânig-Georg-VI. Schelfeis (Kosack, 1955a, p.228), Lednik Georga VI (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961) or Shel'fovyy Lednik Georga VI (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.24); named George VI Ice Shelf (APC, 1975, p.3; BA, 1976, p.4; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/9, 1-DOS 1978; BAS sheet Misc. 2, 1981). George VI Sound Ice Shelf (Sugden and Clapperton, 1980, p.378).

George VI Ice Shelf (USA) 71° 45' 00.0" S 68° 00' 00.0" W Ice shelf
Name ID: 125623 Place ID: 5256

An extensive ice shelf that occupies George VI Sound between Alexander Island and Palmer Land. The ice shelf extends from Ronne Entrance, at the SW end of the sound, to Niznik Island, about 30 mi S of the N entrance between Cape Brown and Cape Jeremy. Named by the UK-APC in association with George VI Sound.

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