Name details

Wildwind Glacier

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 114726

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

A substantial mountain glacier, 6km wide, which flows southward into Alatna Valley, draining both the Staten Island Heights and Mount Razorback areas, in the Convoy Range, Victoria Land. So named by a 1989-90 NZARP field party because strong and persistent winds in this vicinity have cut major flutings through the ice-cliffed terminus of the glacier.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
76° 52' 00.0" S
- 76.86667°
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Longitude:
161° 10' 00.0" E
161.16667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1992

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