Name details

Jetsam Moraine

Jetsam Moraine (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Jetsam Moraine  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 127097

Feature type: Moraine (2b)

Origin

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

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Narrative

A thin, sinuous medial moraine that arcs smoothly for 6 mi from a point near Mount Razorback to beyond the far (NE) side of Black Pudding Peak, in Prince Albert Mountains, Victoria Land. Its curved trajectory marks the contact between Benson Glacier ice and that of Midship Glacier. So named by a 1989-90 NZARP field party from association with Flotsam Moraines and because all supraglacial moraines are "floating" on the glacier ice, and drift similar to flotsam and jetsam.

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Location

Latitude:
76° 50' 00.0" S
- 76.83333°
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Longitude:
161° 36' 00.0" E
161.60000°
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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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