Name details

Arctowski Nunatak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107549

Feature type: Nunatak

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

one of the Seal Nunataks, SE of Nordenskjöld Coast, rising to 235m above Larsen Ice Shelf, was called Île Larsen (Gerlache, 1902b, p.30) following the discovery of Seal Nunataks (q.v.) by Larsen, 11 December 1893 (Larsen, 1894b, p.342); surveyed by SwAE, 8 October 1902, and named Nunatak Arctowski after Henryk Arctowski (1871-1958), American meteorologist of Polish birth on BeAE; author of many publications on Antarctic meteorology (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904c, map p.232-33; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.31). Arctowskis Nunatak (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map). Gray, referring collectively to this feature and Gray Nunatak (q.v.) (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map). Arctowski Nunatak (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, map facing p.316; BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; APC, 1955, p.4; DOS 610 sheet W 65 58, 1961). The nunatak was resurveyed by FIDS from Hope Bay in August 1947. Roca Arctowski (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). Nunatak Arctowski (Argentina. AA, 1991 p.3)

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Location

Latitude:
65° 06' 00.0" S
- 65.10000°
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Longitude:
60° 00' 00.0" W
- 60.00000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
22-Jan-1951

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