Name details

Hertha Nunatak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109295

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

one of the Seal Nunataks (q.v.), Oscar II Coast, rising to 225m above Larsen Ice Shelf, was discovered and roughly charted by Larsen, 11 December 1893; named Hertha-Insel by J. Petersen after the Norwegian sealing ship Hertha (Capt. C.J. Evensen, Cape Evensen, q.v.), of NWE, 1893-94 (Petersen, 1895a, p.264). IÎle Hertha (Gerlache, 1900a, map p.411). Hertha Island (BA chart 1238, iii.1901). The feature was further surveyed from the ground by SwAE, 8 October 1902, and found to be a nunatak. Hertha-Nunatak, Nunatak Hertha, Herthas Nunatak (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol.1, p.239; 1904a, Del. 1, end map; 1904c, map p.232-33). Hertha Nunatak (BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; APC, 1955, p.11; DOS 610 sheet W 65 58, 1961). Roca Hertha (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). Nunatak Hertha (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.152).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 09' 00.0" S
- 65.15000°
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Longitude:
59° 59' 00.0" W
- 59.98333°
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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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