Name details

Wakeford Nunatak

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 1824

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, with two rock exposures, about 6 km ENE of Dallice Peak in the Central Masson Range. Photographed from ANARE aircraft in 1960. The area was visited by an ANARE party led by J. Williams in December, 1962, whilst collecting geological specimens and lichens in the Framnes Mountains. Named after R. Wakeford, cook at Mawson in 1962.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 49' 46.9" S
- 67.82969°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
63° 01' 52.3" E
63.03119°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
757 m
Accurate to 20m

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Topographic data
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:
Unknown

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