Feature Type

Feature Type Name




A dome-shaped glacier usually covering a highland near the water-divide.


Table Name


Australia's Implementation Table Names

  • CAP_PT

The following have been used in the definition of this feature type

  • Kotlyakov, V.M. and Smolyarova, N.A., Elseviers dictionary of glaciology in four languages: English (with definitions, Russian (with definitions), French and German), 1990 .

The following have been used in categorising this feature type

  • Geography
  • Ice Features
Code Name Definition   Data type Values UoM Used by these Feature Types
1042 Dataset_Id An unique identifier of the dataset the feature belongs to Mandatory number(4)     Types
1150 Q_Info An unique identifier pointing to additional data quality information not included in the metadata record. Mandatory number(5)     Types
1090 SCAR_Gaz_Id Reference number as in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica Mandatory number(10)     Types
1127 SCAR_Name A placename name in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica. These names have been contributed by national gazetteers. Mandatory character(100)     Types