Name details

Hertha Nunatak

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 126484

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 NW of Castor Nunatak in the Seal Nunataks group, off the E coast of Antarctic Peninsula. First seen and mapped as an island in December 1893 by Capt. C.A. Larsen, who named it after the Hertha, a ship which combined sealing and exploring activities along the W coast of Antarctic Peninsula under Capt. C.J. Evensen in 1893-94. It was determined to be a nunatak by the SwedAE under Nordenskjold during a sledge journey in 1902.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 09' 00.0" S
- 65.15000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
59° 59' 00.0" W
- 59.98333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
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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