Davis Ice Rise

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Davis Ice Rise (74°56′S 110°18′W / 74.933°S 110.300°W / -74.933; -110.300Coordinates: 74°56′S 110°18′W / 74.933°S 110.300°W / -74.933; -110.300) is an ice rise, 4 nautical miles (7 km) long, near the terminus of Smith Glacier, 8 nautical miles (15 km) southeast of Mayo Peak, Bear Peninsula, on the Walgreen Coast, Marie Byrd Land. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from U.S. Navy aerial photographs taken 1966 and from Landsat imagery taken 1972–73. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Commander Arthur R. Davis, U.S. Navy, Supply Officer, Operation Deep Freeze, 1975–76 and 1976–77.[1]

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