Name details

Flotsam Moraines

Flotsam Moraines (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Flotsam Moraines  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 125218

Feature type: None recorded.

Origin

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

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

The moraines trailing northeastward from Mount Morrison, trapped in the ice eddies between Midship Glacier and ice from local mountainside glaciers, in Prince Albert Mountains, Victoria Land. So named by a 1989-90 NZARP field party from association with Jetsam Moraine and because all supraglacial moraines are "floating" on the glacier ice, and drift in a manner similar to marine flotsam and jetsam.

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Location

Latitude:
76° 51' 00.0" S
- 76.85000°
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Longitude:
161° 40' 00.0" E
161.66667°
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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-1993

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