Document Type

Article

Publication Title

Antarctic Journal of the United States

Publisher

National Science Foundation

Publication Date

1983

First Page

112

Issue Number

5

Volume Number

18

Abstract/ Summary

[From the introduction] Rennick Glacier is one of the major ice drainages for the northern Victoria Land sector of East Antarctica. Unlike glaciers farther south along the Transantarctic Mountains, Rennick Glacier does not drain into the Ross Ice Shelf but flows directly into a seasonally ice-covered ocean. Therefore, current fluctuations of this glacier are unhampered by the dampening effects of the Ross Ice Shelf. The primary controls on the activity of this glacier and others in this region are mass balance and sea level.

Citation/Publisher Attribution

Mayewski, P.A. (1983). Ice mass fluctuations in Northern Victoria Land, Antarctic Journal of the United States, 18(5): 112

Publisher Statement

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