Name details

McCann Glacier

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139889

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 tributary glacier that drains the east slopes of Mount Stirling in the Bowers Mountains, and flows east between Mount Radspinner and Markinsenis Peak for approximately 21km, into Lillie 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 Chief Utilitiesman J.M. McCann, U.S. Navy (USN). McCann was a member of the McMurdo Station winter party in 1962 and took part in summer support activities, 1963-65.

Location

Latitude:
71° 31' 39.7" S
-71.52770°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
164° 20' 26.5" E
164.34070°
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Altitude:
1342 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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