Name details

Pedersen Nunatak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110545

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

W-most of the Seal Nunataks (q.v.), Nordenskjöld Coast, rising 210m above Larsen Ice Shelf, NE of Cape Fairweather, was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in November 1947 and named after Kapt. Morten Pedersen, Master of the Norwegian sealing ship Castor (Castor Nunatak, q.v.), which operated off W Graham Land, 1893-94 (APC, 1955, p.16; Anderson, 1957, p.85; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974). Pedersen (Anderson, 1957, p.163). Pederson [sic] (González-Ferrán, 1983, map Fig. 1, p.334).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 56' 00.0" S
- 64.93333°
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Longitude:
60° 44' 00.0" W
- 60.73333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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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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