Name details

Gannon Nunataks

Gannon Nunataks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Gannon Nunataks  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108964

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 c. 750m at N end of LeMay Range, Alexander Island, were surveyed by BAS in 1973 and named after Anthony Edward Gannon (b. 1945), BAS meteorological observer, Halley, 1970-72, general assistant, "Grytviken", 1972, and builder, "Stonington Island", 1973-75, who took part in the survey (APC, 1980, p.3; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/9, 1-DOS 1978).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
70° 43' 00.0" S
- 70.71667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
69° 28' 00.0" W
- 69.46667°
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:
8-Dec-1977

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