Name details

Shimmering Icefield

Shimmering Icefield (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Shimmering Icefield  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139458

Feature type: Ice field

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

An icefield between the Shipton and Tilman Ridges in the Allan Hills. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MC06

Named For

Discovered by the NZARP Allan Hills Expedition (1964). So named because of the lustre it had when viewed against the sun.

Location

Latitude:
76° 40' 00.0" S
-76.66667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
159° 44' 00.0" E
159.73333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
1718 m
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
LINZ AntTopo50 series
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
LINZ
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Coordinates also checked against REMA 8m tile 17_36. Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
15-Jul-1965

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