New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition

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The New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE) describes a series of scientific explorations of the continent Antarctica. The expeditions were notably active throughout the 1950s and 1960s.

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Features named by the expeditions

1957–1958 expedition

The 1957–1958 expedition went to the Ross Dependency [1] and named the Borchgrevink Glacier. Other features named include:

1958–1959 expedition

1960–1961 expedition

1961–1962 expedition

1962–1963 expedition

1963–1964 expedition

1964–1965 expedition

1965–1966 expedition

1967–1968 expedition

1969–1970 expedition

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References

  1. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, June 1963.
  2. "Carter Ridge". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey.

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