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
Lambert Glacier (AUS) 73° 03' 55.1" S 67° 29' 23.3" E Glacier
Name ID: 585 Place ID: 8044

A major glacier draining a large area of the plateau to the east and south of the Prince Charles Mountains, and extending northward to the Amery Ice Shelf. Discovered by ANARE during photo-survey flights in 1956.

Lambert Glacier (RUS) 71° 30' 00.0" S 69° 00' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 118950 Place ID: 8044

Lambert Glacier (USA) 71° 00' 00.0" S 70° 00' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 127737 Place ID: 8044

A major glacier, about 25 mi wide and over 120 mi long, draining a large area to the east and south of the Prince Charles Mountains and flowing northward to the Amery Ice Shelf. This glacier was delineated and named in 1952 by American geographer John H. Roscoe who made a detailed study of this area from aerial photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump, 1946-47. He gave the name Baker Three Glacier, using the code name of the Navy photographic aircraft and crew that made three flights in this coastal area in March 1947 resulting in geographic discoveries. The glacier was described in Gazetteer No. 14, Geographic Names of Antarctica (U.S. Board on Geographic Names, 1956), but the feature did not immediately appear on published maps. As a result the name Lambert Glacier, applied by ANCA in 1957 following mapping of the area by ANARE in 1956, has become established for this feature. Named for Bruce P. Lambert, Director of National Mapping in the Australian Department of National Development.

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