- Bailey Ice Stream
Bailey Ice Stream (coord|79|0|S|30|0|W|) is an
ice streamon the northern margin of the Theron Mountains, flowing westsouthwest to the Filchner Ice Shelf. It was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee(UK-APC) after Jeremy Thomas Bailey(1941-65), a BAS glaciologist, who with two companions died in a crevasse accident during a radio echo sounding traverse inland from Halley Stationon October 12, 1965. On an earlier traverse in April, 1965, Bailey sounded the upper portion of this feature.
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