Name details

Stephenson Nunatak

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 132159

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

Prominent, pyramid-shaped rock nunatak, 640 m, which rises 300 m above the surrounding ice at the NW side of Kirwan Inlet in the SE part of Alexander Island. Discovered and roughly surveyed in 1940-41 by Ronne and Eklund of the USAS. Resurveyed in 1949 by the FIDS and named by the UK-APC for Alfred Stephenson, surveyor with the BGLE, who led a sledge party S into George VI Sound to about 72S in 1936.

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Location

Latitude:
72° 11' 00.0" S
- 72.18333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
69° 05' 00.0" W
- 69.08333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
640 m
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1956

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