Name details

Ferrigno Glacier

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139692

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 broad glacier on the north side of Rampart Ridge, Victoria Land, flowing west-northwest from Mount Lynch and Bishop Peak to the vicinity of The Spire. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MG09

Named For

Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1994 after Jane G. Ferrigno, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) geologist, specialist in the use of satellite imagery to study and map Antarctica, and other ice and snow areas throughout the world. Co-editor (with Richard S. Williams, Jr.) of Satellite Image Atlas of Glaciers of the World.

Location

Latitude:
78° 08' 00.0" S
-78.13333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
161° 59' 00.0" E
161.98333°
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Altitude:
2559 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

Coordinates also checked against REMA 8m tile 18_35. Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
15-Nov-1994

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