Name details

Blake Nunataks

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 122609

Feature type: Nunatak (2b)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A group of three low, flat-topped nunataks running in a line NE-SW between Wilson Bluff and Mount Maguire, near the head of Lambert Glacier. Sighted by Flying Officer J. Seaton, RAAF, during a photographic flight in November 1956. Named by ANCA for J.R. Blake, auroral physicist at Mawson Station in 1958.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
74° 10' 00.0" S
- 74.16667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
66° 40' 00.0" E
66.66667°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images


©Adrian Corvino 2003
Catalogue id
IA16499
Caption
Photo taken from northern end of Wilson Bluff on the blue ice about 1km north of Geoscince Australia GPS site AUS368. The nunataks are about 15kms away.
Photographer
Corvino, Adrian

Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1962

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