Shackleton Shelf Ice

Shackleton Shelf Ice
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  • 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

  • Shackleton Ice Shelf — (coord|66|00|S|100|00|E|type:glacier region:AQ|display=inline,title) is an extensive ice shelf fronting the coast of East Antarctica for about 384 km (95E to 105E), projecting seaward about 145 km in the western portion and 64 km in the east. The …   Wikipedia

  • Shackleton — may refer to:* Ernest Shackleton (1874–1922), British Antarctic explorer * Derek Shackleton (1924–2007), British cricketer * Shackleton (surname), people with the surname Shackleton * Shackleton (crater), a crater at the south pole of the Moon *… …   Wikipedia

  • Shackleton Ice Shelf — DMS …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shackleton Coast — is that portion of the coast along the west side of the Ross Ice Shelf between Cape Selborne and Airdrop Peak at the east side of Beardmore Glacier. Named by New Zealand Antarctic Place Names Committee (NZ APC) in 1961 after Sir Ernest Shackleton …   Wikipedia

  • Shackleton Glacier — is a major Antarctic glacier, over convert|96|km|mi|0|abbr=on long and from 8 to 16 km (5 to 10 mi) wide, descending from the polar plateau from the vicinity of Roberts Massif and flowing north through the Queen Maud Mountains to enter the Ross… …   Wikipedia

  • Ice rise — An ice rise is a clearly defined elevation of the otherwise totally flat ice shelf, typically dome shaped and rising 100 to 200 meters above the surrounding ice shelf. An ice rise forms where the ice shelf touches the rocky seabed because of an… …   Wikipedia

  • Shackleton, Sir Ernest Henry — born , Feb. 15, 1874, Kilkea, County Kildare, Ire. died Jan. 5, 1922, Grytviken, South Georgia British explorer. In 1901 he joined Robert Falcon Scott s expedition to the Antarctic. He returned to Antarctica in 1908 and led a sledging party to… …   Universalium

  • Shackleton-Schelfeis — 66100 Koordinaten: 66° 0′ S, 100° 0′ O …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shackleton Ice Shelf — ▪ Antarctica       sheet of floating ice bordering Queen Mary Coast, Antarctica, on the Indian Ocean. It was discovered and named for Ernest Shackleton, the British explorer, by Douglas Mawson s (Mawson, Sir Douglas) expedition, 1911–14. It lies… …   Universalium

  • Shackleton Inlet — The Shackleton Inlet (coord|82|19|S|164|00|E|) is a reentrant, about 16 km (10 mi) wide, between Cape Wilson and Cape Lyttelton. It is occupied by the terminus of the Nimrod Glacier descending at a low gradient from the bordering highlands to the …   Wikipedia


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