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
Laënnec Glacier (GBR) 64° 12' 00.0" S 62° 15' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 109688 Place ID: 7999

flowing NE into Hill Bay, NE Brabant Island, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of medicine grouped in this area, named after René Théophile Hyacinthe Laënnec (1781-1826), French inventor of the stethoscope and early investigator of chest diseases (APC, 1960, p.5; BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974).

Laënnec Glacier (USA) 64° 12' 00.0" S 62° 13' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 127701 Place ID: 7999

Glacier 3 mi long flowing NE into Hill Bay on the E side of Brabant Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Photographed by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956-57, and mapped from these photos in 1959. Named by the UK-APC for Rene T.H. Laennec (1781-1826), French inventor of the stethoscope and pioneer investigator of chest diseases.

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