Bekker Nunataks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Bekker Nunataks (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Nunatak
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:
rising to c. 700m, SSW of Cape Worsley, Nordenskjöld Coast, were surveyed by FIDS from Hope Bay , 1960-61; in association with the names of pioneer designers of oversnow vehicles grouped in this area, named after Lieut. Col. Mieczyslaw Gregory Bekker, RCE, Polish born Canadian engineer; author of Theory of land locomotion (Ann Arbor, 1956), a comprehensive source of information on the physical relationship between snow mechanics and track-laying vehicles, skis and sledges (APC, 1964, p.2; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974).
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