Name details

Hengist Nunatak

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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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109269

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. 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).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 00' 00.0" S
- 69.00000°
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Longitude:
70° 18' 00.0" W
- 70.30000°
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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:
31-Mar-1955

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