Name details

Zonda Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 133985

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 c. 8 mi long, flowing WSW between Fohn Bastion and Zonda Towers into George VI Sound. The glacier was included in surveys by FIDS, 1948, and BAS, 1971-72, and was photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1966. The name applied by UK-APC in 1977 continues the theme of wind names in the area. Zonda is the Argentine name for the warm dry wind descending the E slopes of the Andes.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 33' 00.0" S
- 69.55000°
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Longitude:
68° 30' 00.0" W
- 68.50000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
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Date approved:
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