Name details

Lower Jaw Glacier

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 113799

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.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

South branch of the glacier on the eastern side of the ridge running north from Sharks Fin. On a map, the combined shapes of the Upper and Lower Jaw Glaciers resemble a gaping mouth, an idea strengthened by the proximity of Shark Fin.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
78° 22' 00.0" S
- 78.36667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
162° 57' 00.0" E
162.95000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1980

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