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
Lerchenfeld Glacier (RUS) 78° 00' 00.0" S 34° 00' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 119050 Place ID: 8352

Lerchenfeld Glacier (GBR) 77° 55' 00.0" S 34° 15' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 109806 Place ID: 8352

flowing NW between Bertrab Nunatak and Littlewood Nunataks into Vahsel Bay, Luitpold Coast, was roughly mapped in c. 77°50'S 34°50'W by GAE, 1911-12, and named Graf Lerchenfeld Gletscher, after Count Hugo von und zu Lerchenfeld-Köfering (1843-1925), a supporter of the expedition (Przybyllok, 1913, map p.3). Lerchenfeld Glacier (Stanford, chart, [1923]; [in c. 78°00'S 34°00'W] NGS map, 1957b; BA chart 3176, 15.i.1971; [correctly indicated] APC, 1982, p.3). Lerchenfield [sic] Glacier (USAAF chart [LR-74], 1942). Graf Lerchenfeld Glacier, as rejected form (USBGN, 1949, p.35). Lednik Lerkhenfel'd (Baranov and others, 1954, map p.283). Lerchenfeldv Ledovec (Bártl, 1958, map facing p.144). Lednik Lerkhenfel'da (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Glaciar Lerchenfeld (Argentina. IGM map, 1966). The glacier was delineated from USLANDSAT imagery of 27 January 1973.

Lerchenfeld Glacier (USA) 77° 55' 00.0" S 34° 15' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 127956 Place ID: 8352

A glacier flowing in a west-northwesterly direction between Bertrab Nunatak and Littlewood Nunataks. It coalesces with the southern flank of Schweitzer Glacier before the combined flow discharges into the head of Vahsel Bay. Discovered by the GerAE, 1911-12, under Wilhelm Filchner, who named this feature for Count Hugo von und zu Lerchenfeld-Kofering, supporter of the expedition.

Lerchenfeldgletscher (DEU) 77° 54' 00.0" S 34° 25' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 106977 Place ID: 8352

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