Bowsprit Moraine

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Bowsprit Moraine (76°37′S 161°15′E / 76.617°S 161.250°E / -76.617; 161.250Coordinates: 76°37′S 161°15′E / 76.617°S 161.250°E / -76.617; 161.250) is a medial moraine, 1.5 nautical miles (2.8 km) long, off the northeast point of Elkhorn Ridge, where Towle Glacier and Northwind Glacier join Fry Glacier, in the Convoy Range, Victoria Land. It is one of a group of nautical names in Convoy Range: the mapped form of the moraine protrudes like a bowsprit out from the end of Elkhorn Ridge. It was named by a 1989–90 New Zealand Antarctic Research Programme field party.[1]


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