Name details

Kaminuma Crag

Kaminuma Crag (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Kaminuma Crag  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 127236

Feature type: Crag (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 craggy, island-like nunatak, 0.75 mi long, rising to 1,750 m in the uppermost neve area of the Newall Glacier, Asgard Range, Victoria Land. Named by US-ACAN (1997) after Japanese geophysicist Katsutada Kaminuma, Professor of Earth Sciences, National Institute of Polar Research, Tokyo, who worked eight field seasons in the McMurdo Sound region: two seasons with the Dry Valleys Drilling Project, 1974-75, 1975-76; one season with Antarctic Search for Meteorites, 1976-77; five seasons with International Mount Erebus Seismic Survey, 1979-80, 1982-83, 1983-84, 1985-86, 1986-87.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
77° 38' 00.0" S
- 77.63333°
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Longitude:
162° 26' 00.0" E
162.43333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1997

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