Name details

Palais Glacier

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139722

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, approximately 15km long, flowing northwards between Wilkniss Mountains and Colwell Massif to enter Ferrar Glacier, in Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MG08

Named For

Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1994 after Julie Michelle Palais, glaciologist, who conducted field research in Antarctica during five seasons at Dome Charlie and Mount Erebus, 1978-89. From 1991, Program Director for Polar Glaciology, Office of Polar Programs, NSF, from 1994, member of US-ACAN.

Location

Latitude:
78° 01' 30.5" S
-78.02513°
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Longitude:
161° 18' 07.9" E
161.30219°
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Altitude:
1632 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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