Ventifact Knobs (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Ventifact Knobs (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Glaciofluvial deposits (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:
Knobs composed of lake clay covered by glacial drift. Ranging up to 12m high, the glacial drift has cobbles which are well wind-polished and cut into ventifacts. Feature shown on: NZ AntTopo50-MF09
Although the knobs were noted by British geologists in early expeditions they were first studied and described in scientific papers by Professor T L Péwé of the US Deep Freeze III, 1957-58. He gave them this descriptive name.
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