Name details

McNair Nunatak

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 1818

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 small, clearly defined rock exposure SSE of Russel Nunatak, close to the route of the southern journey of ANARE parties in 1954, 1955 and 1956. Located about 44 km south-east of Mawson. Seen first by Robert Dovers during the ANARE southern journey of 1954. Named after R.G. McNair, cook at Mawson in 1955.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 52' 18.7" S
- 67.87187°
Accurate to 1m
Longitude:
63° 23' 05.8" E
63.38495°
Accurate to 1m
Altitude:
855 m
Accurate to 20m

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Surveyed
Source Name:
Geoscience Australia Survey Control Database
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
1:20,000
Source Institution:
Geoscience Australia
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
Geoscience Australia
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Survey mark NMS24 on the nunatak.

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
4-Sep-1956

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