Name details

Alexander Nunataks

Alexander Nunataks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Alexander Nunataks  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 121682

Feature type: Nunatak (2b)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Two coastal nunataks at the S limit of the Windmill Islands, standing on the shore of Penney Bay 0.4 mi E of the base of Browning Peninsula. First mapped from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump and Operation Windmill in 1947 and 1948. Named by the US-ACAN for Photographer's Mate H.N. Alexander, member of one of the two USN Operation Windmill photographic units which obtained air and ground photos of the area in January 1948.

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Location

Latitude:
66° 30' 00.0" S
- 66.50000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
110° 39' 00.0" E
110.65000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1956

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