Bailey Ice Stream

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Bailey Ice Stream (79°0′S 30°0′W / 79.000°S 30.000°W / -79.000; -30.000Coordinates: 79°0′S 30°0′W / 79.000°S 30.000°W / -79.000; -30.000) is an ice stream on the northern margin of the Theron Mountains, flowing west-southwest to the Filchner Ice Shelf. It was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee after Jeremy Thomas Bailey (1941–65), a British Antarctic Survey glaciologist, who with two companions died in a crevasse accident during a radio echo sounding traverse inland from Halley Station on October 12, 1965. On an earlier traverse in April, 1965, Bailey sounded the upper portion of this feature.