Featured Item: Map of the Nimrod Glacier

Posted Feb 28, 2019Author: Daniel Dotson, The Ohio State University

What is this item?

A scan of a 1966 USGS map.

What geographic region is featured?

Antarctica

What BTAA library submitted the item?

University of Minnesota

Interesting tidbits:

  • The glacier is named for The Nimrod, a ship from the early 1900s British Antarctic Expedition
  • The map has a polar stereographic projection
  • Map’s source was aerial photography

Where can I find out more?