Skelton Névé (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Skelton Névé (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Neve (12)
This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
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The immense névé of the Skelton Glacier, lying on the west side of the Royal Society Range. It is almost circular in outline, 52km east to west, and has an area of over 2000km². It is bounded on the east by the western ridges of the Royal Society Range; on the south by the outlet of the Skelton Glacier, the Worcester Range, Escalade Peak, and the north end of the Boomerang Range, on the west by low nunataks and a continuous low ridge mostly inundated by ice moving east into the névé, and on the north by Mount Feather, the source of the Ferrar Glacier, and Pivot Peak.
Surveyed by New Zealand parties of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE), 1956-58, from January 1957 onwards. It was named by them for the Skelton Glacier.
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