Name details

Marinelli Head

Marinelli Head (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Marinelli Head  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Id 137350

Feature type: Head

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

The glacier is the easternmost of a series of three glaciers on the northern side of western Taylor Glacier in the McMurdo Dry Valleys region, located approximately 2 miles east of East Groin, north of Round Mountain, and just southwest of Wolak Peak. Named for Glen E. Liston who participated in the 2007-2008 United States - Norway International Polar Year (IPY) overland traverse to the South Pole, and conducted research in 2005 on aspects of glacier melt studies in the Dry Valleys. He also participated in the 1996-1997 Norwegian Antarctic Research Expedition to Queen Maud Land. Liston has published numerous papers and research results regarding glacial melt and related activities.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
77° 51' 50.0" S
- 77.86389°
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Longitude:
164° 27' 32.0" E
164.45889°
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Altitude:
87 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown The coordinates for this place name were derived from Map id 0 - This map does not exist in the SCAR Map Catalogue. in the SCAR Map Catalogue.
Source Name:
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Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
16-Oct-2011

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