Abbot Ice Shelf

шельфовый ледник Аббот (Антарктика)

Англо-русский географический словарь. 2013.

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  • Abbot Ice Shelf — The Abbot Ice Shelf is an ice shelf 400 km (250 mi) long and 64 km (40 mi) wide, bordering Eights Coast from Cape Waite to Phrogner Point in Antarctica. Thurston Island lies along the northern edge of the western half of this ice shelf; other… …   Wikipedia

  • Ice shelf — An ice shelf is a thick, floating platform of ice that forms where a glacier or ice sheet flows down to a coastline and onto the ocean surface. Ice shelves are found in Antarctica, Greenland and Canada only. The boundary between the floating ice… …   Wikipedia

  • Demas Ice Tongue — (72°17′S 103°7′W / 72.283°S 103.117°W / 72.283; 103.117) is a conspicuous ice tongue, about 20 nautical miles (37 km) long, extending west from Abbot Ice Shelf of Peacock S …   Wikipedia

  • King Peninsula — (coord|72|12|S|100|15|W|) is an ice covered peninsula, 100 miles long and 20 miles wide, lying south of Thurston Island and forming the south side of Peacock Sound. It projects from the continental ice sheet and trends west between the Abbot Ice… …   Wikipedia

  • Eights Coast — is that portion of the coast of West Antarctica between Cape Waite and Phrogner Point. It is part of Ellsworth Land and stretches between 103°24 W and 89°35 W. This coast is bordered by Thurston Island, Abbot Ice Shelf and some islands within the …   Wikipedia

  • Peacock Sound — is an ice filled sound, convert|216|km|mi|0 long and convert|64|km|mi|0|abbr=on wide, separating Thurston Island from the Eights Coast of Ellsworth Land in Antarctica. The sound is occupied by the western part of the Abbot Ice Shelf, and is… …   Wikipedia

  • Cape Petrel — south east of Tasmania Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Thurston Island — Infobox Islands name = Thurston image caption = Location of Thurston Island locator map custom = nickname = location = Antarctica coordinates = coord|72|6|S|99|0|W|display=inline archipelago = total islands = major islands = area =… …   Wikipedia

  • Sherman Island (Antarctica) — Sherman Island (coord|72|40|S|99|45|W|) is an ice covered island of Antarctica about 51 km (32 mi) long and 16 km (10 mi) wide, lying south of Thurston Island in the middle of Peacock Sound. The feature rises above the Abbot Ice Shelf which… …   Wikipedia

  • Cox Glacier — (72°12′S 101°2′W / 72.2°S 101.033°W / 72.2; 101.033) is a small glacier immediately east of Rochray Glacier on Thurston Island, flowing south to Abbot Ice Shelf in …   Wikipedia

  • Dendtler Island — is an ice covered island, 14 nautical miles (26 km) long, lying in the east part of Abbot Ice Shelf between Farwell Island and Fletcher Peninsula. Mapped by United States Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960… …   Wikipedia


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