Name details

Bruce Nunatak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107984

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 (q.v.), Oscar II Coast, rising to 320m, was mapped by SwAE in 1902 and named Nunatak Bruce (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904c, map p.232-33; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.57), Bruces Nunatak (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map), Bruce (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map) or Bruce Nunatak (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, map facing p.316; BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; APC, 1955, p.6) after Dr W.S. Bruce (Bruce Islands, q.v.). Isla Bruce (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map). Roca Bruce (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). The nunatak was resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in August 1947.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 05' 00.0" S
- 65.08333°
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Longitude:
60° 14' 00.0" W
- 60.23333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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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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