Mertz Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mertz Glacier (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Glacier (12)
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:
A heavily crevassed glacier, about 45 mi long and averaging 20 mi wide. It reaches the sea between Cape De la Motte and Cape Hurley where it continues as a large glacier tongue. Discovered by the AAE (1911-14) under Douglas Mawson, who named it for Xavier Mertz, a member of the expedition who lost his life, Jan. 7, 1913, on the far-east sledge journey.
No images of this place could be found.