Name details

Jezek Glacier

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 140021

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 glacier on the southeast side of Platform Spur, flowing northeast from Sickle Ridge for approximately 4.8km into Emmanuel Glacier, in the Royal Society Range, Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MG09

Named For

Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1992 after Kenneth C. Jezek, geophysicist with Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) and NOAA, 1983-89. In 12 visits to the Arctic and Antarctic, he conducted geophysical surveys using remote sensing techniques on measurement and properties of terrestrial ice and sea ice with work at Dome Charlie, Ross Ice Shelf and Weddell Sea; Director, Byrd Polar Research Center, from 1989.

Location

Latitude:
77° 59' 07.5" S
-77.98541°
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Longitude:
162° 12' 16.7" E
162.20465°
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Altitude:
2054 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
LINZ AntTopo50 series
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
LINZ
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
29-Sep-1992

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