Name details

Mackay Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 128291

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.

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Narrative

A large glacier in Victoria Land, descending eastward from the polar plateau, between the Convoy and Clare Ranges, into the southern part of Granite Harbor. Discovered by the South Magnetic Pole Party of the BrAE (1907-09) and named for Alistair F. Mackay, a member of the party.

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Location

Latitude:
76° 58' 00.0" S
- 76.96667°
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Longitude:
162° 00' 00.0" E
162.00000°
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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:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1947

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