Name details

Richardson Nunatak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110871

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

rising to c. 1500m between the head of Holtedahl Bay, Graham Coast, and Bruce Plateau, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of ski-mountaineering grouped in this area, including the name of W.R. Rickmers (Rickmers Glacier, q.v.), named after Edward Cleland Richardson (1872-1954), called "the father of British skiing" as one of the principal founders and the first Secretary, 1903-05, and later President, of the Ski Club of Great Britain (APC, 1959a, p.10).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 22' 00.0" S
- 66.36667°
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Longitude:
64° 56' 00.0" W
- 64.93333°
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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:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
7-Jul-1959

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