Name details

Von Guerard Stream

Von Guerard Stream (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Von Guerard Stream  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139953

Feature type: Watercourse

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 glacial meltwater stream, 4.7km long, which flows northwest from Von Guerard Glacier, east of Crescent Glacier to enter Lake Fryxell close east of Harnish Creek, in Taylor Valley, Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MF10.

Named For

The name was suggested by Diane McKnight, leader of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) teams which made extensive studies of the hydrology of streams in the Lake Fryxell basin, 1987-94. Named after hydrologist Paul B. von Guerard, a member of the field team in three seasons, 1990-94, who assisted in establishing stream gauging stations on streams flowing into Lake Fryxell in the 1990-91 season.

Location

Latitude:
77° 36' 45.1" S
-77.61252°
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Longitude:
163° 15' 19.6" E
163.25544°
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Altitude:
32 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
McMurdo Dry Valleys LiDAR 2014-15
Source Identifier:
Survey Control ( - )
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM)
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
18-Apr-1994

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