Name details

McElroy Glacier

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139890

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 west of Matthews Ridge on Tapsell Foreland, Victoria Land. It flows southeast for approximately 15km from a shared saddle catchment with O'Hara Glacier (flowing northwest) to join Barnett Glacier.

Named For

Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Clifford T. McElroy, U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) geologist at McMurdo Station, 1964-65 and 1966-67.

Location

Latitude:
70° 57' 16.3" S
-70.95454°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
166° 58' 03.2" E
166.96755°
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Altitude:
310 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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