Name details

Pedalling Ice Field

Pedalling Ice Field (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Pedalling Ice Field  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139752

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

Icefield composed of blue ice, located at the edge of the polar plateau just south of Mount Dewitt and Mount Littlepage, Victoria Land.

Named For

The name alludes to the use of a bicycle as a practical means of transportation by a glacial mapping party led by Trevor Chinn, summer season 1992-93, and is part of a theme of cycling names in the area. Approved by New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) in 1995. It was here the longest trial was conducted, but was prevented from reaching Mount DeWitt by crevassing.

Location

Latitude:
77° 15' 00.0" S
-77.25000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
159° 55' 00.0" E
159.91667°
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Altitude:
2184 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
0.5m Antarctic Imagery Mosaic, DigitalGlobe Inc 2018
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Polar Geospatial Center
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
26-Jun-1995

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