Featured Item: Map of the Nimrod Glacier
Author: Danny Dotson, The Ohio State University
What is this item?
A scan of a 1966 USGS map.
What geographic region is featured?
What BTAA library submitted the item?
University of Minnesota
- The glacier is named for The Nimrod, a ship from the early 1900s British Antarctic Expedition
- The map has a polar stereographic projection
- Map’s source was aerial photography
Where can I find out more?
- Antarctica NZ Digital Asset Manager: Nimrod Glacier
- Scripps Glaciology: Turning around on Nimrod Glacier (video)
- The geology of the Nimrod Glacier - Beaumont Bay area
- Nimrod Glacier (Wikipedia)
- Geomorphology and stratigraphy of the nimrod glacier–beaumont bay region, Southern Victoria land, Antarctica