Name details

Creagh Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 123921

Feature type: Glacier (12)

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

Glacier, 4 mi long, flowing NE from Creagh Icefall to the vicinity of Canoe Nunatak, Wilkniss Mountains, Victoria Land. Named by US-ACAN in 1994 after Father Gerry Creagh (d. 1994), a New Zealand citizen, who served as honorary U.S. Navy chaplain for over 25 summer seasons at the Chapel of the Snows, McMurdo Station. He was unofficially known as the "Chaplain of Antarctica."

Named For

Location

Latitude:
78° 01' 00.0" S
- 78.01667°
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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 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-1995

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