Patuxent Ice Stream

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Patuxent Ice Stream (85°15′S 67°45′W / 85.250°S 67.750°W / -85.250; -67.750Coordinates: 85°15′S 67°45′W / 85.250°S 67.750°W / -85.250; -67.750) is a broad Antarctic ice stream between the Patuxent Range and Pecora Escarpment in the Pensacola Mountains, draining northwestward to the upper part of Foundation Ice Stream. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1956-66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for its proximity to the Patuxent Range.[1]

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Patuxent Ice Stream" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).