Name details

Three Slice Nunatak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111580

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. 500m and marking the N point of Joerg Peninsula, Bowman Coast, was photographed from the air and surveyed from the ground by USAS in 1940, and so named from its three almost vertical rock faces (USHO, 1943, photograph p.271; Mason, 1950a, map facing p.151; BA chart 3570, 27.vi.1952; APC, 1955, p.21; DCS 601 sheet 68 84, 1955). Three Slice Island (USBGN, 1947, p.241; [as rejected form] 1956, p.301). Isla Williams Rebolledo (Chile. DNH chart LIII, 1947). The nunatak was resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in December 1947. Nunatak Three Slice (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.689). 3-Slice Nunatak (Adie, 1957, map p.4). Isola Tree [sic] Slice (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 12-13). Benjamin Matienzo, so called by AAE after a hero of the War of Independence (Argentina. IAA map, [1959b]). Pylon Point (q.v.), in error (USAF chart 1789, 1959). Nunatak Tri-Slays (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Nunatak Tres Tajadas [translation of English name] (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.228). Nunataks Tres Tajadas (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.281).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 02' 00.0" S
- 68.03333°
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Longitude:
64° 58' 00.0" W
- 64.96667°
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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 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:
28-Jan-1953

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