Name details

Giró Nunatak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109034

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 380m on SW side of Panzarini Hills, Argentina Range, Pensacola Mountains, was surveyed from the ground on USGS Pensacola Mountains Project, 1965-66, and photographed from the air by USN in 1967; named after Capt. G.A. Giró, Argentine Army Officer-in-charge, "General Belgrano Station", winter 1965, and a member of the traverse party to the South Pole, 1965-66 (USGS sheet SU 21-25/11, 1968; APC, 1974, p.4). Nunatak Paraná, so called by AAE after the capital of the Argentine province of Entre Ríos (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter P).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
82° 13' 00.0" S
- 82.21667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
42° 02' 00.0" W
- 42.03333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
3-Nov-1971

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