Name details

Fischer Nunatak

Fischer Nunatak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Fischer Nunatak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 1813

Feature type: Nunatak

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A nunatak about 4 km south of Mt. Henderson in Mac.Robertson land. Plotted by Norwegian cartographers from air photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936-37) and called Sørnuten (The South Peak). This feature was the site of a remote weather station established by ANARE in 1955. Renamed by ANARE after H J L Fischer, Cook at Mawson in 1958.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 43' 48.4" S
- 67.73011°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
63° 03' 14.0" E
63.05389°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
707 m
Accurate to 20m

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Framnes Mountains 1:25000 Topographic GIS Dataset
Source Identifier:
Metadata ( fram25k - Framnes Mountains 1:25000 Topographic GIS Dataset )
Source Scale:
1:2000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Broslma
Source Publisher:
Australian Antarctic Division
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
22-Jul-1959

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