Name details

Fry Saddle

Fry Saddle (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Fry Saddle  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 113358

Feature type: Saddle (2e)

Origin

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:

Narrative

A narrow ice saddle at the head of the Fry Glacier, 5 miles WSW of Mount Douglas. At periods of more intense glaciation, ice doubtless flowed east into the Fry Glacier through this gap, but at present an ice slopes descends several hundred feet westwards from the saddle. Discovered by the Northern Survey Party of the NZTAE, 1956-58, in December 1957, and named by them because of its proximity to Fry Glacier.

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Location

Latitude:
76° 33' 00.0" S
- 76.55000°
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Longitude:
161° 05' 00.0" E
161.08333°
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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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