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
Jones Glacier (RUS) 66° 37' 00.0" S 91° 31' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 118659 Place ID: 7218

Jones Glacier (USA) 66° 36' 00.0" S 91° 30' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 127157 Place ID: 7218

Channel glacier, 5 mi wide and 6 mi long, flowing N from the continental ice to the coast close E of Krause Point. Delineated from aerial photographs taken by USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47, and named by US-ACAN for Ens. Teddy E. Jones, USNR, photo interpreter with the Naval Photographic Interpretation Center, who served as recorder and assistant with the USN Operation Windmill parties which established astronomical control stations along Wilhelm II, Knox and Budd Coasts in 1947-48.

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