Name details

Lawson Creek

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 127869

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, 400 m long, flowing SE from the SW tip of Rhone Glacier to the NW corner of Lake Chad in Taylor Valley, Victoria Land. Named by US-ACAN in 1996 after Wendy Julia Lawson, glaciologist, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, leader of an expedition that studied glacial processes on Taylor Glacier during the 1992 and 1993 summer seasons.

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Location

Latitude:
77° 43' 00.0" S
- 77.71667°
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Longitude:
162° 16' 00.0" E
162.26667°
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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-1996

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