Name details

Sandy Glacier

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139452

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 very small glacier (600 m long and 75 m wide) located 1km east of Mount Orestes in the Olympus Range of Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-ME08

Named For

The glacier was studied and named by Wakefield Dort, USARP geologist with the University of Kansas Expedition (1965-66), who reported that it is composed throughout of interbedded ice and sand layers.

Location

Latitude:
77° 28' 25.6" S
-77.47377°
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Longitude:
161° 58' 26.8" E
161.97411°
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Altitude:
1366 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:
30-Jun-1966

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