Name details

Nonplus Crag

Nonplus Crag (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Nonplus Crag  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110373

Feature type: Crag

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. 1300m W of Jupiter Glacier, E Alexander Island, was photographed from the air by RARE, 3 December, 1947, and mapped from air photographs by FIDS in 1959. This crag was the first prominent feature appearing on the RARE photographs after an unaccountable break in the photography, and its name arose because map compilation was in a state of nonplus until the feature was recognized from other photographs taken from further away ([in 70°58'S 69°10'W] APC, 1961, p.3; DOS 710 sheet 14, 1963; Searle, 1963, end map; [co-ordinates corrected from USLANDSAT imagery of January 1973] BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/10, 1-DOS 1974; APC, 1977, p.24).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
70° 58' 00.0" S
- 70.96667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 55' 00.0" W
- 68.91667°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
2-Mar-1961

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