Adams Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Adams Glacier (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Glacier (12)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A broad channel glacier, over 20 mi long, debouching into the head of Vincennes Bay, just E of Hatch Islands. First mapped (1955) by G.D. Blodgett from aerial photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump (1947). Named by US-ACAN for John Quincy Adams, sixth President of the United States. Adams was instrumental while later serving as U.S. representative from Massachusetts in gaining congressional authorization of the USEE (1838-42) under Lt. Charles Wilkes, and perpetuating the compilation and publication of the large number of scientific reports based on the work of this expedition.
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