Caninus Nunatak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Caninus Nunatak (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, E of N end of Walton Mountains, Alexander Island, following survey by BAS from "Fossil Bluff", 1974-75, was so named from its resemblance to the shape of a dog in plan and because it marks the burial place of dogs put down during reduction of BAS dog teams at that time (APC, 1980, p.3; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/13, 2-DOS 1984).
No images of this place could be found.