Name details

Gannon Nunataks

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 125520

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 notable twin-peaked nunatak (c. 750 m) and several smaller rock outcrops, located between the N end of LeMay Range and Lully Foothills in Alexander Island. The feature was photographed from the air by RARE, 1947-48, and mapped from these photographs by D. Searle of FIDS, 1960. Named in 1977 by the UK-APC for Anthony E. Gannon, BAS meteorological observer, Halley Station, 1970-72, general assistant, Grytviken, 1972, and builder, Stonington Island, 1973-75, who participated in a plane-table survey of N Alexander Island, 1973.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
70° 43' 00.0" S
- 70.71667°
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Longitude:
69° 28' 00.0" W
- 69.46667°
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Altitude:
750 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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

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Approval status

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Date approved:
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