Name details

Smithson Glacier

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139916

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 in the Bowers Mountains. It drains the slopes near Mount Verhage and flows north along the west side of Posey Range for approximately 30km to enter Graveson Glacier adjacent to Mount Draeger.

Named For

Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from ground surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-62. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Scott B. Smithson, geologist at McMurdo Station, 1967-68.

Location

Latitude:
71° 15' 00.0" S
-71.25000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
163° 52' 00.0" E
163.86667°
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Altitude:
860 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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