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
Moffett Glacier (NZL) 85° 52' 00.0" S 161° 00' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 113939 Place ID: 9712

A glacier, about 5 miles wide and 20 miles long, flowing in a north-easterly direction into Amundsen Glacier, between Mts Ellsworth and Breyer, in the Queen Maud Range. Discovered by the Byrd AE, 1928-30, when Byrd was on his South Polar flight in November 1929. Named by him for Rear Admiral William A Moffett, USN, first chief of the Bureau of Aeronautics of the Navy Department.

Moffett Glacier (USA) 85° 52' 00.0" S 161° 00' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 129002 Place ID: 9712

A tributary glacier, 13 mi long, flowing E from Rawson Plateau to enter Amundsen Glacier just S of Mount Benjamin, in the Queen Maud Mountains. Discovered by R. Admiral Byrd on the South Pole flight of Nov. 28-29, 1929, and named by him for R. Admiral William A. Moffett, USN, first Chief of the Bureau of Aeronautics, Dept. of the Navy.

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