SCAR Gazetteer Information: Each place can have one or more entries in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer, dependant on its origin. By viewing an individual entry, you may see multiple references to the same place. SCAR uses a more general feature type coding, so each place will, in general, have multiple feature types.

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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Minnesota Glacier (RUS) 79° 07' 00.0" S 83° 00' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 119446 Place ID: 9626

Minnesota Glacier (USA) 79° 00' 00.0" S 83° 00' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 128944 Place ID: 9626

A broad glacier, about 40 mi long and 5 mi wide, flowing E through the Ellsworth Mountains and separating the Sentinel and Heritage Ranges. It is nourished by ice from the plateau W of the mountains and by the Nimitz and Splettstoesser Glaciers. Minnesota Glacier merges into the larger Rutford Ice Stream at the E margin of the Ellsworth Mountains. Named by US-ACAN for the University of Minnesota, at Minneapolis, which sent research parties to the Ellsworth Mountains in 1961-62, 1962-63 and 1963-64.

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