Name details

Peckham Glacier

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139442

Feature type: Glacier

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 steep tributary glacier flowing southwards from the slopes of Mount McClintock for approximately 17km to Byrd Glacier, also merging with DeVries Glacier. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MP05

Named For

Mapped from air photographs taken by the US Navy. Named by US-ACAN after V.E. Peckham, biologist at McMurdo Station during the winter of 1962.

Location

Latitude:
80° 21' 00.0" S
-80.35000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
157° 25' 00.0" E
157.41667°
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Altitude:
474 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:
20-May-1965

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