Kamb Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Kamb Glacier (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Glacier
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:
A broad elevated glacier, 8.5km long in the Royal Society Range, Victoria Land, flowing northeast from Fogle Peak and Mount Chiang to enter Condit Glacier. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MG09
Named in 1992 by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after glaciologist Barclay Kamb of the California Institute of Technology. From the 1980's, a principal investigator in U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) studies of the West Antarctic ice sheet, including the drilling of deep boreholes to the base of Siple Coast ice streams. Research in order to determine the mechanisms by which the ice streams are able to move at relatively greater speeds than the surrounding ice sheet.
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