Name details

Gulliver Nunatak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109143

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 575m on N side of Adie Inlet, Oscar II Coast, was photographed from the air by RARE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1947; named after the fictional character in Gulliver's travels, in association with other names in the area from this work and because the feature viewed from SE has the appearance of a large man lying on his back with his head towards the S ([incorrectly spelt Guliver Nunatak] BA, 1952, p.19; [correctly spelt] BA chart 3570, 4.vi.1954; APC, 1955, p.11; DCS 601 sheet 66 62, 1955). Nunatak Gulliver (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957; Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.24; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.145). Nunatak Galliver [sic] (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). The nunatak was further surveyed by BAS from "Stonington Island", 1964-65.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 12' 00.0" S
- 66.20000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 40' 00.0" W
- 62.66667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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