Name details

Shipwreck Moraine

Shipwreck Moraine (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Shipwreck Moraine  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 114377

Feature type: Moraine (2b)

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

An extensive supraglacial moraine complex caught in the 'backwater ice of a valley beside the Benson Glacier, between Black Pudding Peak and Mount Brogger, in Prince Albert Mountains, Victoria Land. Named by a 1989-90 NZARP field party (Trevor Chinn) to commemorate an incident at the site. On a descent to the moraine, the motor toboggan and a sledge ran onto blue ice thinly disguised by snow and careened out of control down the slope, tossing gear and personnel overboard as the sledge overturned.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
76° 51' 00.0" S
- 76.85000°
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Longitude:
161° 47' 00.0" E
161.78333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1992

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