Name details

Ventifact Knobs

Ventifact Knobs (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Ventifact Knobs  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 133189

Feature type: Knob (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.

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Narrative

Minor knobs, 3 to 6 m high, composed of lake clay covered by glacial drift. The glacial drift has cobbles that are well polished by the wind and cut into ventifacts. The knobs are covered by ventifacts, suggesting the name, and are located just E of Lake Bonney in Taylor Valley, Victoria Land. Named by U.S. geologist Troy L. Pewe who was first to study and describe the knobs in Dec. 1957.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
77° 42' 00.0" S
- 77.70000°
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Longitude:
162° 35' 00.0" E
162.58333°
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Altitude:
36 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-1960

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