Name details

Sykes Glacier

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139468

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 glacier flowing north from the vicinity of Idun Peak and Veli Peak in the Asgard Range, for approximately 8.5km to Wright Valley, in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-ME08

Named For

Named by NZ-APC for N.Z. National Film Unit director Jeremy Sykes who perished in a helicopter accident at nearby Mount McLennan, Nov. 19, 1969.

Location

Latitude:
77° 34' 52.0" S
-77.58111°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
161° 32' 47.8" E
161.54660°
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Altitude:
1232 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

Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
19-Jun-1970

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