Name details

Ball Stream

Ball Stream (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Ball Stream  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 122154

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

A meltwater stream 2 mi west of Marble Point on the coast of Victoria Land. It issues from the front of Wilson Piedmont Glacier and flows northeast to Surko Stream just west of where the latter enters Arnold Cove. The stream was studied by Robert L. Nichols, geologist for Metcalf and Eddy, Engineers, Boston, MA, which made engineering studies here under contract to the U.S. Navy in the 1957-58 season. Named by Nichols for Donald G. Ball, soil physicist with Metcalf and Eddy.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
77° 26' 00.0" S
- 77.43333°
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Longitude:
163° 43' 00.0" E
163.71667°
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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 Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1968

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