Hengist Nunatak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Hengist 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:
rising to c. 600m on SE side of Roberts Ice Piedmont, N Alexander Island, was photographed from the air by BGLE, 15 August 1936 and 1 February 1937; surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1948; named after Hengist, Saxon chieftain who, with his brother Horsa (Horsa Nunataks, q.v.), led the first Saxon bands to settle in England and ruled Kent, c.455-88 (APC, 1955, p.11; DOS 610 sheet W 68 70, 1960; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/5 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978). Nunatak Khengist (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).
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