Name details

Skelton Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 131698

Feature type: None recorded.

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

Large glacier flowing from the polar plateau into Ross Ice Shelf at Skelton Inlet. Named after Skelton Inlet by the N.Z. party of the CTAE, 1956-58. The glacier was chosen in 1957 as the N.Z. party's route from the Ross Ice Shelf to the polar plateau.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
78° 35' 00.0" S
- 78.58333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
161° 30' 00.0" E
161.50000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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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-1962

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