Murchison Glacier

Murchison Glacier

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 Aoraki/Mount Cook, high in the Southern Alps, it flows southwestwards. The Murchison River, which takes its meltwater, flows under the larger Tasman Glacier to the south.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Grove, Jean M. (2004). Little Ice Ages: Ancient and Modern. Taylor & Francis. p. 352. ISBN 0415334225. 

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

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