Name details

Henry Mesa

Henry Mesa (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Henry Mesa  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 1318

Feature type: Mesa

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A distinctive wedge-shaped mesa about 4 km across, about 7 km south of Mulock Glacier. The ice-covered summit, about 1,500 m above sea level, is flat except for a cirque, which indents the northern side. Mapped from air photographs taken by the US Navy. Named by USACAN after Capt. B.R. Henry, USCG, commander of USCGC Eastwind during USN Operation Deepfreeze 1964 and commander of the US ship group during USN Operation Deepfreeze 1965.

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Location

Latitude:
79° 04' 59.9" S
- 79.08330°
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Longitude:
159° 04' 00.1" E
159.06670°
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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:
27-Aug-1975

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