Geelan Ice Piedmont

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Geelan Ice Piedmont (69°29′S 72°41′W / 69.483°S 72.683°W / -69.483; -72.683Coordinates: 69°29′S 72°41′W / 69.483°S 72.683°W / -69.483; -72.683) is an ice piedmont forming the northern end of Rothschild Island, off the coast of Antarctica. Following survey by the British Antarctic Survey, 1975–77, it was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) for Patrick John Michael Geelan, who was Secretary of the Permanent Committee on Geographical Names, 1955–79, a member of the UK-APC from 1955, and Chairman of the UK-APC from 1992.[1]

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