Name details

Furlong Creek

Furlong Creek (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Furlong Creek  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139662

Feature type: Watercourse

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 glacial meltwater tributary stream, 3.3km long, flowing north from Howard Glacier into Delta Stream in Taylor Valley, Victoria Land. Spaulding Pond lies along this watercourse. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MF10

Named For

The name was suggested by Diane McKnight, leader of a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) team which made extensive studies of the hydrology and geochemistry of streams and ponds in the Lake Fryxell basin, 1987-94. Named after hydrologist Edward Furlong, a member of the field team that established stream gauging stations on streams flowing into Lake Fryxell in the 1990-91 season.

Location

Latitude:
77° 38' 56.3" S
-77.64897°
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Longitude:
163° 08' 30.3" E
163.14174°
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Altitude:
188 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
McMurdo Dry Valleys LiDAR 2014-15
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM)
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
18-Apr-1994

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