Name details

Blankenship Glacier

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139540

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 glacier that descends northwards between La Count Mountain and Bubble Spur to enter upper Ferrar Glacier, Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MG08

Named For

Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1992 after Donald D. Blankenship of the Geophysical and Polar Research Center, University of Wisconsin. Geophysical researcher at Dome Charlie in East Antarctica for several seasons, 1978-82, researcher of Siple Coast ice streams in West Antarctica, 1983-88. At Byrd Polar Research Center, Ohio State University, from 1989.

Location

Latitude:
77° 59' 20.8" S
-77.98912°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
161° 45' 39.1" E
161.76086°
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Altitude:
1401 m
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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:
26-Mar-1993

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