Institute Ice Stream

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The Institute Ice Stream (82°S 75°W / 82°S 75°W / -82; -75Coordinates: 82°S 75°W / 82°S 75°W / -82; -75) is an ice stream flowing north into the Ronne Ice Shelf, Antarctica, southeast of Hercules Inlet. The feature was traversed by the United States Antarctic Research Program (USARP) Ellsworth–Byrd Seismic Party, 1958–59, and the USARP – University of Wisconsin Seismic Party, 1963–64. It was delineated by the Scott Polar Research InstituteNational Science FoundationTechnical University of Denmark airborne radio echo sounding program, 1967–79, and in association with Foundation Ice Stream and Support Force Glacier, named after the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England.[1]

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