Name details

Ternyck Needle

Ternyck Needle (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Ternyck Needle  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111539

Feature type: Peak

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

nunatak rising to 435m E of Martel Inlet, Admiralty Bay (q.v.), King George Island, was charted by FAE, 1908-10, in December 1909 and named Aiguille Ternyck, probably after a supporter of the expedition (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1; Bongrain, 1914, vue 1 following p.60). Ternyck Needle (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; [in 62°03'S 58°15'W] APC, 1955, p.20; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962; [co-ordinates corrected] APC, 1977, p.32). Monte Aguja Ternyck (Chile. DNH chart 502, 1947; IHA, 1974, p.21). Colina Ternyck (Argentina. MM chart 104, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.688). The feature was climbed by FIDS, 6 May 1949. Ternyk [sic] Needle (Hattersley-Smith, 1951, p.68 and map p.69). Monte Agua Terny [sic] (Kosack, 1955b, map facing p.88). The feature was used as a survey station by FIDASE in January 1957 (Bancroft, 1959, p.100). Pico Ternyck (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.79). Nunatak Ternik Nidl (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.175). Pik Ternik-Nidl (Govorukha and Simonov, 1973a, map Fig. 1, p.9). Turnik Needle (Govorukha and Simonov, 1973b, map Fig. 1, p.369).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 04' 52.6" S
- 62.08128°
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Longitude:
58° 15' 24.1" W
- 58.25669°
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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:
8-Sep-1953

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