Name details

Bowers Piedmont Glacier

Bowers Piedmont Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Bowers Piedmont Glacier  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 112853

Feature type: Glacier (12)

Origin

This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

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Narrative

A piedmont glacier, covering about square miles, lying southward of New Harbour and merging with Blue Glacier on its southern extremity along the west coast of McMurdo Sound. This glacier was discovered by the NAE, 1901-04, but was not named until the BAE, 1910-13. Named by Taylor for Lieutenant Henry R Bowers, RIM, who lost his life on the return journey from the South Pole.

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Location

Latitude:
77° 43' 00.0" S
- 77.71667°
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Longitude:
164° 18' 00.0" E
164.30000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
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Comments

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Approval status

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