Name details

Mosley-Thompson Cirques

Mosley-Thompson Cirques (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Mosley-Thompson Cirques  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139710

Feature type: Cirque

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

Prominent steep-walled cirques that indent the west part of Colwell Massif, Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MG08

Named For

Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1994) after Ellen Stone Mosley-Thompson, glaciologist, Byrd Polar Research Center, Ohio State University, who from 1974 analysed ice samples from Antarctica and conducted field research at South Pole, Siple Station, and Plateau Remote Camp. Not: Mosely-Thompson Cirques.

Location

Latitude:
78° 00' 56.5" S
-78.01569°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
161° 29' 17.5" E
161.48820°
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Altitude:
1724 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:
15-Nov-1994

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