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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Ketchum Glacier (RUS) 75° 00' 00.0" S 64° 00' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 118752 Place ID: 7483

Ketchum Glacier (GBR) 75° 00' 00.0" S 63° 45' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 109611 Place ID: 7483

flowing E into Gardner Inlet, Lassiter Coast, was seen from the air by RARE, 21 November 1947, and surveyed at its mouth by FIDS-RARE from "Stonington Island" in December 1947; called Irvine Gardner Glacier after Irvine C. Gardner (Gardner Inlet, q.v.), while the name Cape Ketchum was applied to the N extremity of Smith Peninsula (Cape Fiske, q.v.), after Cdr Gerald L. Ketchum, USN, commanding USS Burton Island and Commodore of Task Force 39, which broke a passage through the ice to extricate the RARE ship Port of Beaumont from Marguerite Bay in February 1948 (AGS map, 1948). The latter name, in the form Ketchum Glacier, was subsequently transferred to the present feature (Ronne, 1948b, map p.357, p.372 and 391; USHO chart 6638, 1955; USGS sketch map Ellsworth Land-Palmer Land, 1969; APC, 1975, p.4; BAS 500P sheet SS 17-20/SE, 1-DOS 1981). Gardner Glacier, as rejected name (USBGN, 1949, p.32). Lednik Ketchema (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). The glacier was photographed from the air by USN, 1965-67.

Ketchum Glacier (USA) 75° 00' 00.0" S 63° 45' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 127363 Place ID: 7483

Eastward flowing glacier at the base of Palmer Land, about 50 mi long, descending between the Latady and Scaife Mountains into Gardner Inlet. Discovered by the RARE, 1947-48, under Ronne, who named it for Cdr. Gerald Ketchum, USN, commander of the icebreaker Burton Island which broke the ice to free the RARE from Marguerite Bay for the return home.

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