Spring Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Spring 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 glacier flowing from the northeast portion of Royal Society Range between Stoner Peak and Transit Ridge, joining the Blue Glacier drainage south of Granite Knolls, in Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MG10
Named in 1992 by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Thomas E. Spring, civil engineer, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Leader of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) two man astronomic surveying team to South Pole Station and Byrd Station in the 1969-70 field season. The team provided support to various science projects, 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.
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