Name details

Poulton Peak

Poulton Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Poulton Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 2076

Feature type: Peak

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

The highest point on the elongated rock ridge in the north-east part of the Anniversary Nunataks, Mac.Robertson Land. The summit has the distinctive appearance of a rock cairn. The peak was used as an unoccupied trigonometrical station by Max J. Corry, surveyor at Mawson in 1965. Named after M.A. Poulton, weather observer at Mawson in 1965.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 02' 33.3" S
- 68.04258°
Accurate to 50m
Longitude:
63° 02' 24.7" E
63.04019°
Accurate to 50m
Altitude:
1125.9 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:
10-Aug-1966

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