Name details

The Flatiron

Flatiron, The (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

The Flatiron  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 113304

Feature type: None recorded.

Origin

This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

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Narrative

A rocky, triangular shaped, granite headland about 1 mile long and about 335m high, from which the glacier ice has receded. It overlooks the south-western part of Granite Harbour about 1 1/2 miles south of the mouth of Mackay Glacier in Victoria Land. Discovered and named by the Granite Harbour Geoloical Party, led by Taylor, of the BAE, 1910-13. Taylor named it because the resemblance to the then famous New York skyscraper of that name.

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Location

Latitude:
77° 01' 00.0" S
- 77.01667°
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Longitude:
162° 23' 00.0" E
162.38333°
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Altitude:
335 m
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

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Date approved:
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