Name details

Irwin Glacier

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139878

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 steep tributary glacier in the Bowers Mountains, draining east-northeast for approximately 15km from Edlin Névé and at the terminus coalescing with Montigny Glacier (from the north), where it enters the larger Graveson Glacier.

Named For

Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-64. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Carlisle S. Irwin, glaciologist, who participated in the study of Meserve Glacier in 1966-67.

Location

Latitude:
71° 07' 30.3" S
-71.12509°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
163° 22' 21.9" E
163.37276°
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Altitude:
1001 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Reference Elevation Model of Antarctica, Howat et al. 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:
28-May-1969

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