Name details

Matataua Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 128413

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, about 7 mi long, which drains the slopes of Rampart Ridge between Mount Bishop and Mount Potter and flows NW to the vicinity of Mount Bockheim, in the Royal Society Range, Victoria Land. Initially named by ACAN in 1994 but renamed by ACAN/BGN in September 2018 in association with Matataua Peak. The name Matataua Glacier represents a change in designation that brings the name of this feature into alignment with ACAN policies.

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Location

Latitude:
78° 06' 00.0" S
- 78.10000°
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Longitude:
162° 03' 00.0" E
162.05000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

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Remote sensing:
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Approval status

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