Name details

Walker Nunatak

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 1823

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 nunatak about 9 km south-east of Dallice Peak in the Central Masson Range. Photographed from an ANARE aircraft in 1962. An ANARE dog-sledge party led by I. Landon-Smith passed close to the feature on the way from the Amery Ice Shelf to Mawson in January, 1963. Named after K.G. Walker, assistant cook at Mawson in 1962, a member of the dog-sledge party.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 55' 44.6" S
- 67.92907°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
63° 14' 56.2" E
63.24895°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
919 m
Accurate to 20m

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Surveyed
Source Name:
Geoscience Australia SCDB and Framnes Mountains GIS
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Geoscience Australia and Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
Geoscience Australia and Australian Antarctic Division
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Location is for survey mark NMS31

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
Unknown

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