Name details

McGrath Nunatak

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 1814

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

The most westerly of the Anniversary Nunataks in Mac.Robertson Land. The feature is a ridge extending about 1.5 km in a north-south direction. It was used as a trigonometrical station by Max J. Corry, surveyor at Mawson in 1965. Named after P.J. McGrath, radio officer at Mawson in 1965, who assisted in the Framnes Mountains - Depot Peak trigonometrical survey carried out by ANARE in 1965. P.J. McGrath, radio officer at Mawson in 1965.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 03' 03.4" S
- 68.05094°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
63° 00' 13.0" E
63.00361°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
1176.6 m
Accurate to 20m

Images

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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:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
Australian Antarctic Division
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
10-Aug-1966

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