Name details

Catspaw Glacier

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 112954

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 small, steep glacier flowing north-west on the side of Taylors Glacier, in Victoria Land. Named by Taylor, leader of the Western Geological Party of the BAE, 1910-13, because of its remarkable resemblance, as seen from the middle Ferrar Glacier, to a cat's paw.

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Location

Latitude:
77° 43' 00.0" S
- 77.71667°
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Longitude:
161° 42' 00.0" E
161.70000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

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Remote sensing:
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Approval status

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