Name details

Sunker Nunataks

Sunker Nunataks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Sunker Nunataks  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 114482

Feature type: Nunatak (2b)

Origin

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

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A group of small, rounded nunataks rising through the ice on the E side of Northwind Glacier, and through the lowest portion of the upper Fry Glacier, similar in appearance to a reef at sea, in the Convoy Range, Victoria Land. So named by a 1989-90 NZARP field party. In Newfoundland fisherman's parlance, a sunker is a rocky reef.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
76° 40' 00.0" S
- 76.66667°
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Longitude:
161° 25' 00.0" E
161.41667°
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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:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1992

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