Name details

Russell Nunatak

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 1820

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 group of irregular somewhat jagged protruding rocks sticking up through the plateau ice about 27 km south-east of Mawson and 14 km south-east of Mt. Henderson in Mac.Robertson Land. Discovered by an ANARE party led by Robert Dovers on 4 December, 1954, and named after John Russell, engineer at Mawson in 1954.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 46' 46.0" S
- 67.77944°
Accurate to 100m
Longitude:
63° 18' 33.5" E
63.30931°
Accurate to 100m
Altitude:
700 m
Accurate to 100m

Images


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1955
Catalogue id
4992D4
Caption
Russell Nunatake 50 miles south of Mawson
Photographer
Stinear, Bruce

Map

Source

Location Method:
Satellite Image
Source Name:
Landsat Image Mosaic Antarctica (LIMA)
Source Identifier:
Satellite image ( Satellite Image Catalogue - Scene Id E150_CIR_432_1X not in the Satellite Image Catalogue. )
Source Scale:
1:10000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
28-Nov-1955

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