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
Irwin Glacier (USA) 71° 07' 00.0" S 163° 25' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 126970 Place ID: 6937

A steep tributary glacier in the Bowers Mountains, draining NE from Edlin Neve and at the terminus coalescing with Montigny Glacier (from the north), with which it enters the larger Graveson Glacier. Mapped by USGS from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-64. Named by US-ACAN for Carlisle S. Irwin, glaciologist, who participated in the study of Meserve Glacier in 1966-67.

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