Name details

McLay Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 136206

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 flowing southeast into Nursery Glacier, Churchill Mountains. Mount Durnford, Mount Stewart and Mount Liard flank the north and Turk Peak and Bradshaw Peak flank the south. Named in honor of the Honorable James Kenneth McLay, QSO, who was the former Minister of Justice, Attorney General and Deputy Prime Minister. He held the position of New Zealand's Whaling Commissioner for 9 years, during which time he fought for a whaling sanctuary in the Southern Ocean, and opposed scientific whaling.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
81° 02' 00.0" S
- 81.03333°
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Longitude:
158° 49' 00.0" E
158.81667°
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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 Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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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

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-2003

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