Name details

Welcome Nunatak

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 133551

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 relatively small but truly distinctive cone-shaped nunatak standing in near isolation to the N of Reuther Nunataks in the Founders Peaks, Heritage Range. Named by the University of Minnesota Geological Party, 1963-64. For the members of the party using motor toboggans, the nunatak was a welcome sight as it meant they were almost to base camp, located at Camp Hills.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
79° 06' 00.0" S
- 79.10000°
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Longitude:
85° 54' 00.0" W
- 85.90000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1966

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