Gawn Ice Piedmont

Gawn Ice Piedmont (79°58′S 160°12′E / 79.967°S 160.200°E / -79.967; 160.200Coordinates: 79°58′S 160°12′E / 79.967°S 160.200°E / -79.967; 160.200) is an ice piedmont and snow slope occupying the coastal platform between Darwin Glacier and Byrd Glacier, Antarctica. It was named by the Darwin Glacier Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1956–58) for J.E. Gawn, a radio operator at Scott Base who worked closely with the field parties.[1]

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  1. ^ "Gawn Ice Piedmont". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-04-18.

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