Name details

Minerva Glacier

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 140034

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 tongue-shaped glacier that flows northwest into the valley between Tentacle Ridge and Gorgons Head in the Cook Mountains. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MM05

Named For

In association with the names from Greek mythology grouped in this area, named by New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee (NZ-APC) after the Roman goddess Minerva

Location

Latitude:
79° 35' 21.1" S
-79.58920°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
157° 20' 31.2" E
157.34201°
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Altitude:
735 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:
24-May-2018

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