Name details

Pollux Nunatak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110670

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 to 110m above Larsen Ice Shelf, was sighted by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in August 1947 and surveyed in July 1953; so named in association with Castor Nunatak (q.v.), Castor and Pollux being the twin sons of Zeus (APC, 1958, p.6; DOS 610 sheet W 65 68, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 05' 00.0" S
- 65.08333°
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Longitude:
59° 53' 00.0" W
- 59.88333°
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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:
4-Sep-1957

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