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
Murphy Glacier (GBR) 66° 58' 00.0" S 66° 06' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 110276 Place ID: 9987

flowing W from Lampitt Nunatak to the vicinity of Mount Goldring, thence NW to join Wilkinson Glacier on E side of Lallemand Fjord, Loubet Coast. Following survey by FIDS from "Detaille Island" in September 1956, the upper part of this glacier was named Goldring Glacier after D.C. Goldring (Mount Goldring, q.v.) and the lower part, together with the S arm, was named Murphy Glacier after Thomas Leyden Murphy (1927-85), FIDS Base Leader and assistant surveyor, "Detaille Island", 1956-57 (APC, 1959a, p.7 and 9). Following air photography by FIDASE, 1956-57, and further surveys by FIDS from "Detaille Island", 1957-59, the name Murphy Glacier was applied to the feature as now defined, and its S arm was left un-named (APC, 1960, p.6; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961).

Murphy Glacier (USA) 66° 54' 00.0" S 66° 20' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 129218 Place ID: 9987

A glacier in Graham Land, flowing generally westward to Orford Cliff and merging with Wilkinson Glacier before terminating in Lallemand Fjord. Mapped from air photos taken by FIDASE (1956-57). Named for Thomas L. Murphy, FIDS leader and assistant surveyor at Detaille Island in 1956.

Murphy, glaciar (ARG) 66° 55' 00.0" S 66° 10' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 101631 Place ID: 9987

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