Name details

ANZAC Glacier

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 137062

Feature type: Glacier

Origin

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

Narrative

Named after the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, formed of military units from Australian and New Zealand military units to participate in the First World War and in recognition of the camaraderie and military achievements of the many young Australians and New Zealanders who gave their lives in that conflict, including an early casualty at Gallipoli, Lieutenant Robert Bage, Royal Australian Engineers, who was a member of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, conducted in this region between 1912 and 1914.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 52' 04.0" S
- 66.86778°
Accurate to 200m
Longitude:
109° 28' 32.0" E
109.47556°
Accurate to 200m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Satellite Image
Source Name:
LIMA - Landsat Image Mosaic Antarctica
Source Identifier:
Satellite image ( Satellite Image Catalogue - Scene Id E157_RGB_321_1X not in the Satellite Image Catalogue. )
Source Scale:
1:30000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
USGS - United States Geological Survey
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
1-Aug-2010

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