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
Mosby Glacier (RUS) 73° 00' 00.0" S 62° 00' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 119521 Place ID: 9884

Mosby Glacier (GBR) 73° 08' 00.0" S 61° 55' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 110244 Place ID: 9884

flowing SE into New Bedford Inlet, Lassiter Coast, was photographed from the air by USAS, 30 December 1940, and by RARE in 1947; surveyed from the ground near its mouth by FIDS-RARE from "Stonington Island" in December 1947; in association with the names of Antarctic oceanographers grouped in this area, named after H kon Mosby (b.1903), Norwegian oceanographer and meteorologist; Professor of Oceanography, University of Bergen, 1948-73 (APC, 1955, p.15; USHO chart 6639, 1955; DOS 601 sheet W 73 60, 1957; USGS sketch map Ellsworth Land-Palmer Land, 1969). Lednik Mosbi (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). The glacier was rephotographed from the air by USN, 1965-67, and mapped from air photographs by USGS. Glaciar Mosby (Chile. IGM map 27, 1966).

Mosby Glacier (USA) 73° 09' 00.0" S 61° 40' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 129135 Place ID: 9884

Glacier 5 mi wide at its mouth, flowing in a SE direction to the NW corner of New Bedford Inlet, on the E coast of Palmer Land. Discovered and photographed from the air in December 1940 by the USAS. During 1947 it was photographed from the air by the RARE under Ronne, who in conjunction with the FIDS mapped its terminus from the ground. Named by the FIDS for Hakon Mosby, Norwegian meteorologist and oceanographer.

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