Murchison Glacier

Coordinates: 43°35′S 170°22′E / 43.583°S 170.367°E / -43.583; 170.367
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The Murchison Glacier is an 18-kilometre (11 mi) long glacier flowing through Aoraki / Mount Cook National Park in the South Island of New Zealand. Lying to the east of the Malte Brun range and west of the Liebig Range, high in the Southern Alps, it flows from the Tasman Saddle at 2,435 m mostly southwestwards to around 1,110 m. The Murchison River, which takes its meltwater, flows under the larger Tasman Glacier to the south.[1]

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  1. ^ Grove, Jean M. (2004). Little Ice Ages: Ancient and Modern. Taylor & Francis. p. 352. ISBN 0-415-33422-5.

43°35′S 170°22′E / 43.583°S 170.367°E / -43.583; 170.367