Name details

Longs Nunatak

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 1815

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 on the eastern side of Penney Bay in the Windmill Islands, about 2 km north-west of Campbell Nunatak. Photographed by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47), ANARE 1956 and 1965 and the Soviet Antarctic Expedition 1956. Sighted by C.R. Eklund, scientific leader at Wilkes in 1957. Included in a triangulation by A. McLaren in 1965. Named after R.L. Long, Jnr., ionospheric physicist at Wilkes in 1957.  

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 27' 58.7" S
- 66.46631°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
110° 43' 09.8" E
110.71939°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
45 m
Accurate to 5m

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Topographic data
Source Name:
Windmill Islands 1:50000 GIS Dataset
Source Identifier:
Metadata ( Wind50k - Windmill Islands 1:50000 Topographic GIS Dataset )
Source Scale:
1:5000
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:
23-Mar-1967

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