Name details

Christensen Nunatak

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 123541

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

Nunatak 1 mi N of Robertson Island in the Seal Nunataks group, off the E coast of Antarctic Peninsula. Discovered in 1893 by a Norwegian expedition under C.A. Larsen, who named it for Christen Christensen of Sandefjord, Norway, pioneer of modern Antarctic whaling. It was surveyed in 1902 by the SwedAE under Nordenskjold, and in 1947 and 1953 by the FIDS.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 06' 00.0" S
- 65.10000°
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Longitude:
59° 31' 00.0" W
- 59.51667°
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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-1952

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