Name details

Murdoch Nunatak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110274

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.), Nordenskjöld Coast, rising c. 320m above Larsen Ice Shelf, was called in error IÎle Jason (Gray Nunatak, q.v.) (Gerlache, 1900a, map p.411) or Donald Nunatak (q.v.) (USAAF chart 1762, 1946); surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in August 1947 and named Burn Murdoch Nunatak after W.G. Burn-Murdoch (Cape Murdoch, q.v.) (APC, 1955, p.6). Murdoch Nunatak (APC, 1960, p.6; DOS 610 sheet W 65 68, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 01' 00.0" S
- 65.01667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 02' 00.0" W
- 60.03333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-May-1951

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