Name details

Rim Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 130781

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, 10 km long and 2 km wide, flowing N from the polar plateau in a deep valley between Robinson Peak and Mount Vishniac into Mackay Glacier, Victoria Land. The name alludes to the use of a bicycle as a practical means of transportation by a glacial mapping party led by Trevor Chinn, summer season 1992-93, and is part of a theme of cycling names in the area. Approved by NZGB in 1995.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
77° 13' 00.0" S
- 77.21667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
160° 25' 00.0" E
160.41667°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1996

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