Name details

Carnell Peak

Carnell Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Carnell Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 123320

Feature type: Peak (2d)

Origin

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

Narrative

A peak (1,730 m) in Watlack Hills, situated 2.5 mi from the SE end of the group, in the Heritage Range, Ellsworth Mountains. Mapped by USGS from surveys and USN air photos, 1961-66. Named by US-ACAN for Lt. D.L. Carnell, CEC, USN, maintenance officer at Williams Field, McMurdo Sound, in the 1965-66 season, who was responsible for the first piercing of the Ross Ice Shelf at 50 meters.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
79° 28' 00.0" S
- 79.46667°
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Longitude:
85° 17' 00.0" W
- 85.28333°
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Altitude:
1730 m
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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:
1-Jan-1966

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