Name details

Merrick Glacier

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 488

Feature type: Glacier

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A steep glacier flowing south-westward to the Byrd Glacier at the western end of Horney Bluff. Mapped from air photographs taken by the US Navy.

Named For

Named by USACAN after USS Merrick, cargo ship which took part in USN Operation Highjump (1946-47) led by Admiral Byrd.

Location

Latitude:
80° 13' 59.9" S
- 80.23330°
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Longitude:
158° 49' 59.9" E
158.83330°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
27-Aug-1975

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