Rennick Glacier

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

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

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Place ID: 12047
Name ID: 114226

Feature type: Glacier (12)

Origin

This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

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Narrative

The Rennick Glacier, about 250 miles in lenth, is one of the largest in Antarctica. It takes its named from Rennick Bay where the glacier reaches the sea. It was visited on 5 February 1960, by the 1959-60 Victoria Land Traverse. It rises on the Polar Plateau with its head west of Terra Nova Bay, and it is 20 to 30 miles wide, narrowing to 10 miles near the coast.

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Location

Latitude:
70° 30' 00.0" S
- 70.50000°
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Longitude:
160° 45' 00.0" E
160.75000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Source

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Remote sensing:
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