Liston Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Liston Glacier (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Glacier
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
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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.
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