Name details

Carlyon Glacier

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 112941

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 large glacier flowing WSW to the Ross Ice Shelf from a névé immediately west of Mt Longhurst. The glacier is situated between the Mulock and the Byrd Glaciers. Discovered by the Darwin Glacier Survey Party of the NZTAE, 1956-58, in December 1958. Named by the NZ Antarctic Place Names Committee for Mr R A Carlyon, who, with Mr H H Ayres made up this survey party. This glacier is also partly in the Australian Territory.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
79° 34' 00.0" S
- 79.56667°
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Longitude:
159° 50' 00.0" E
159.83333°
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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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