Name details

Marvin Nunatak

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 128504

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.

Narrative

A prominent nunatak 1 mi S of Depot Nunatak, rising to 2,090 m on the W side of Cassidy Glacier, to the W of Quartermain Mountains in Victoria Land. Presumably first seen by BrNAE, 1901-04, from nearby Depot Nunatak. Named by US-ACAN in 1992 after Ursula B. Marvin, Smithsonian Astrophysical Laboratory, Cambridge, MA; field party member, Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) expedition to Victoria Land, 1978-79 and 1981-82; field work at Seymour Island, 1984-85; member of the Advisory Committee to the Division of Polar Programs, NSF, from 1983.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
77° 46' 00.0" S
-77.76667°
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Longitude:
160° 03' 00.0" E
160.05000°
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Altitude:
2090 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-1992

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