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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Feature type: Moraine (2b)
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:
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.
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