Name details

Plata Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 130188

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.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A glacier in the Victory Mountains, Victoria Land, flowing N between Mirabito Range and Monteath Hills into Jutland Glacier. One of several features in the Victory Mountains named after naval encounters, this glacier named after the naval battle of the Rio de la Plata, December 1939. Named by the NZ- APC on the suggestion of R.H. Findlay, NZ-ARP geologist to this area, 1981-82.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
72° 04' 00.0" S
- 72.06667°
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Longitude:
166° 11' 00.0" E
166.18333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

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Date approved:
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