Name details

Ball Stream

Ball Stream (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Ball Stream  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139333

Feature type: Watercourse

Origin

This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A meltwater stream that issues from the front of Wilson Piedmont Glacier and flows northeast to Surko Stream just west of where the latter enters Arnold Cove, 2.5km west of Marble Point on the coast of Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-ME10

Named For

The stream was studied by Robert L. Nichols, geologist for Metcalf and Eddy, Engineers, Boston, MA, which made engineering studies here under contract to the U.S. Navy in the 1957-58 season. Named by Nichols for Donald G. Ball, soil physicist with Metcalf and Eddy.

Location

Latitude:
77° 25' 59.6" S
-77.43321°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
163° 42' 45.5" E
163.71264°
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Altitude:
60 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
0.5m Antarctic Imagery Mosaic, DigitalGlobe Inc 2018
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Polar Geospatial Center
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
28-Mar-1968

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