kids encyclopedia robot

Rennell Glacier facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Rennell Glacier
Location of Heritage Range in Western Antarctica
Location of Rennell Glacier in Antarctica
Type tributary
Location Ellsworth Land
Coordinates 79°23′00″S 84°12′00″W / 79.38333°S 84.20000°W / -79.38333; -84.20000
Length 10 nautical miles (19 km; 12 mi)
Thickness unknown
Terminus Splettstoesser Glacier
Status unknown

Rennell Glacier (79°23′S 84°12′W / 79.383°S 84.200°W / -79.383; -84.200Coordinates: 79°23′S 84°12′W / 79.383°S 84.200°W / -79.383; -84.200) is a glacier, 10 nautical miles (19 km; 12 mi) long, in the Pioneer Heights, Heritage Range. It drains northwest, to the east of Inferno Ridge, to join Splettstoesser Glacier. Named by the University of Minnesota Geological Party to these mountains, 1963–64, for K.P. Rennell, biologist with the party.

kids search engine
Rennell Glacier Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.