Name details

Vesta Nunataks

Vesta Nunataks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Vesta Nunataks  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 133221

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

A group of nunataks rising to c. 1,200 m between Grikurov Ridge in LeMay Range and Aeolus Ridge in Planet Heights, eastern Alexander Island. In association with the names of planets and their satellites in this area, named after Vesta, an asteroid that lies between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Named by UK-APC in 1987.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 18' 00.0" S
- 71.30000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 42' 00.0" W
- 68.70000°
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Altitude:
1200 m
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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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:
Unknown

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