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
Adams Glacier (AUS) 66° 47' 55.0" S 109° 40' 17.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 574 Place ID: 54

A glacier about 19 km wide flowing north-west into the eastern side of the head of Vincennes Bay off the Budd Coast, Wilkes Land. Delineated from air photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47). Named by USACAN after John Quincey Adams, sixth President of the United States of America.

Adams Glacier (RUS) 66° 45' 00.0" S 109° 34' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 116733 Place ID: 54

Adams Glacier (USA) 66° 50' 00.0" S 109° 40' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 121575 Place ID: 54

A broad channel glacier, over 20 mi long, debouching into the head of Vincennes Bay, just E of Hatch Islands. First mapped (1955) by G.D. Blodgett from aerial photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump (1947). Named by US-ACAN for John Quincy Adams, sixth President of the United States. Adams was instrumental while later serving as U.S. representative from Massachusetts in gaining congressional authorization of the USEE (1838-42) under Lt. Charles Wilkes, and perpetuating the compilation and publication of the large number of scientific reports based on the work of this expedition.

Lauritzen Bay (AUS) 69° 05' 00.0" S 156° 50' 00.0" E Bay
Name ID: 54 Place ID: 8192

A very broad bay, choked with bay ice and ice shelf, west of the Matusevich Glacier in Oates Land. Photographed by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47). Sketched and photographed by Phillip Law, leader of the ANARE Expedition on the MV Magga Dan on 20 February, 1959. Named after Knud Lauritzen, shipowner, of Copenhagen, Denmark, owner of the Magga Dan and other vessels used by ANARE since 1954.

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