Name details

Tent Nunatak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111534

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

E of two nunataks on the cape between Fleet Point and Choyce Point (q.v.), Bowman Coast, forming S entrance point of Whirlwind Inlet, was photographed from the air by USAS in September 1940 and described as "a distinctive tent-shaped rock nunatak" (USHO, 1943, p.270 and photograph facing p.270); sighted from the NW by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1946-47, and roughly surveyed, as an island in Larsen Ice Shelf, by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in December 1947. Tent Nunatak ([as an island in 67°26'S 65°21'W] BA chart 3570, 27.vi.1952; APC, 1955, p.20; DCS 601 sheet 67 64, 1955; [correctly indicated] APC, 1977, p.32). Nunatak Tent (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.687). The nunatak was resurveyed by BAS from "Stonington Island", 1963-64, and shown to be part of the mainland. Mys Choys, in error (Choyce Point, q.v.) (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.24). Cape Northrop (q.v.), in error (BAS sheet Misc. 2, 1981).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 40' 00.0" S
- 67.66667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 17' 00.0" W
- 65.28333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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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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