Atka Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Atka Glacier (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Glacier (12)
This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
The glacier immediately east of Flagship Mountain, flowing for approximately 12km north to meet Northwind Glacier and drain into Fry Glacier in Victoria Land. Feature shown on: NZ AntTopo50-MC08
Discovered and named in 1957 by the N.Z. Northern Survey Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE), 1956-58. Named after the USS Atka, an American icebreaker in the convoy to McMurdo Sound in the 1956-57 season.
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