Name details

Gemini Nunatak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108996

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. 490m in twin peaks on SW side of Philippi Rise, Oscar II Coast, was photographed from the air by RARE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1947-48; named after the constellation Gemini, which contains the twin stars Castor and Pollux (BA chart 3570, 4.vi.1954; APC, 1955, p.10; DCS 601 sheet 66 62, 1955). Nunatak Dzheminay (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Nunatak Gemini (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.226; IHA, 1974, p.136). The nunatak was further surveyed by BAS from "Stonington Island", 1964-65.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 08' 00.0" S
- 66.13333°
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Longitude:
62° 31' 00.0" W
- 62.51667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
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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