Name details

Andersen Creek

Andersen Creek (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Andersen Creek  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 121788

Feature type: Watercourse (10)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

Meltwater stream, 1,500 m long, flowing SW along the E side of Canada Glacier into the NE corner of Lake Hoare in Taylor Valley, Victoria Land. Named by US-ACAN in 1996 after Dale T. Andersen, NASA limnologist, who established the camp at the base of the stream in 1978 and has conducted limnological studies in the area from that time. He participated in the first scuba diving investigations in lakes of the McMurdo Dry Valleys.

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Location

Latitude:
77° 37' 00.0" S
- 77.61667°
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Longitude:
162° 54' 00.0" E
162.90000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1996

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