Gray Nunatak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Gray 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:
one of the Seal Nunataks (q.v.), SE of Nordenskjöld Coast, rising to c. 100m above Larsen Ice Shelf, was called Jason-Insel (Jason Peninsula, q.v.) following the discovery of the nunataks by NWE, 1893-94, on 11 December 1893 (Petersen, 1895a, p.264). IÎle Jason (Gerlache, 1902b, p.30). The feature was further surveyed by SwAE, 8 October 1902, and shown to be a nunatak; named Nunatak Gray (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904c, map p.232-33; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.141) or Grays Nunatak (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map), probably after Capt. David Gray, whaling master of Peterhead, Scotland, who had planned an expedition to the Weddell Sea in 1891 which was abandoned through lack of funds. Gray, referring collectively to this feature and Arctowski Nunatak (q.v.) (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map). Gray Nunatak (BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; APC, 1955, p.11). The nunatak was resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in August 1947. Roca Gray (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947).
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