Name details

Amos Glacier

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139618

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 southeast from Bettle Peak for approximately 7.5km to a juncture with the Blue Glacier, southeast of Hannon Hill, in Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MF10

Named For

Named in 1992 by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Larry Leon Amos, civil engineer, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Member of the USGS two man astronomic surveying team to South Pole Station and Byrd Station in the 1969-70 field season. Among other work, the team established the position of the Geographic South Pole (previously done 1956) and established a tie to the Byrd Ice Strain net which had been under study for several years.

Location

Latitude:
77° 49' 10.7" S
-77.81964°
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Longitude:
163° 39' 14.0" E
163.65389°
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Altitude:
1012 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:
28-Sep-1992

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