Pickering Nunataks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Pickering Nunataks (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Nunatak
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:
rising to c. 500m near head of Saturn Glacier, E Alexander Island, following surveys by BAS, 1961-73, were named, in association with the glacier, after William Henry Pickering (1858-1938), American astronomer who in 1899 discovered Phoebe, one of the satellites of Saturn (Mount Phoebe, q.v.) (APC, 1975, p.4; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/14, 2-DOS 1984).
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