Foundation Ice Stream

Foundation Ice Stream (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Foundation Ice Stream  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 4865
Name ID: 108891

Feature type: Watercourse

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

W of Patuxent Range and Neptune Range, Pensacola Mountains, flowing N into Ronne Ice Shelf, was seen from the air by Grupo Aeronaval UT 78 on the first Argentine flight to the South Pole in January 1962 and called Glaciar Bahía Buen Suceso, after the AAE transport ship Bahía Buen Suceso (Argentina. MM, NM 21/1.xi.1964); photographed from the air by USN in 1964 and named Foundation Ice Stream after the US National Science Foundation, a prime supporter of USARP (USGS sheet SU 16-20/16, 1968; APC, 1974, p.4).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
83° 15' 00.0" S
- 83.25000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 00' 00.0" W
- 60.00000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
3-Nov-1971

Related information

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