Name details

López Nunatak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109899

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 255m SE of Ash Point, Greenwich Island, was charted by CAE in 1947 and called Picacho Correa or Picacho Correo [=? post summit] (Ihl C. and Ayala, 1947, maps following p.96; Vila Labra, 1947, map p.201); later named Picachos López after Tte 1° Sergio López Angulo, Communications Officer in the frigate Iquique, CAE, 1946-47 (Chile. DNH chart 500, 1951). Picachos Teniente López (Chile. DNH chart 1405, 1961). Cerro López (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.99). Picacho López (Chile. DNH chart 1405, 1963; IHA, 1974, p.188). López Peak (Fuenzalida, 1964, map p.48). The nunatak was further charted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from HMS Protector in 1964. Lopez [sic] Nunatak (BA, 1965, p.31; chart 1774, 19.vii.1968; APC, 1974, p.5). López Nunatak (APC, 1986, p.3).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 59' 00.0" S
- 62.98333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
59° 39' 00.0" W
- 59.65000°
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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:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
3-Nov-1971

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