Bawden Ice Rise

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Bawden Ice Rise (66°59′S 60°50′W / 66.983°S 60.833°W / -66.983; -60.833Coordinates: 66°59′S 60°50′W / 66.983°S 60.833°W / -66.983; -60.833) is an ice rise, 8 nautical miles (15 km) long and 2 nautical miles (4 km) wide, near the edge of the Larsen Ice Shelf, 41 nautical miles (76 km) east-southeast of Cape Alexander, Graham Land. The feature, which may consist of more than one ice rise, was mapped on a British Antarctic Survey (BAS) radio echo sounding flight from Adelaide Island in February 1975, and named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1985 after John Bawden, who was with BAS from 1971 and was Finance Officer, 1973–78.[1]


 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Bawden Ice Rise" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).