Double Curtain Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Double Curtain 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:
A glacier with two hanging lobes about New Harbour, at the terminal end of Ferrar Glacier. Feature shown on: NZ AntTopo50-MF10
A descriptive name given by the British Antarctic Expedition (Terra Nova expedition, BrAE), 1910-13. Glaciers with high walls straddling the tops of valleys were termed 'curtain glaciers' where they were just beginning to leave their cirque. In this instance, curtains hung across two valleys. Refer pp 115-116, The Physiography of the McMurdo Sound and Granite Harbour Region, British Antarctic "Terra Nova" 1910-1913 Expedition Reports.
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