Name details

Exile Nunatak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108736

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

rising to 350m on Handel Ice Piedmont, W Alexander Island, was possibly the feature seen from a distance by CAE, 1947, and called Cabo 12 de Febrero (Chile. DNH chart LIII, 1947); following map compilation by FIDS in 1959 from air photographs taken by RARE in 1947, named Exile Nunatak because of its isolated position ([in 70°19'S 71°16'W] APC, 1961, p.2; DOS 710 sheet 14, 1963; Searle, 1963, end map; [co-ordinates corrected from USLANDSAT imagery of February 1979] BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/9, 2-DOS 1980; APC, 1986, p.3).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
70° 33' 00.0" S
- 70.55000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
70° 52' 00.0" W
- 70.86667°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
2-Mar-1961

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