Name details

Turnbull Peak

Turnbull Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Turnbull Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 135722

Feature type: Peak (2d)

Origin

This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A peak rising to 1600 m at the head of Hernandez Valley in Apocalypse Peaks, Victoria Land. Named by the New Zealand Geographic Board after Ian Turnbull, an IGNS geologist, who was a member of two scientific parties in 1992 and 1994. Ian worked in Antarctica in 1988-89 on the geology off Western Asgard Range, in 1990-91 in the Victoria Valley and Mackay Glacier area, and in 1997-98 in the Wilson Piedmont Glacier area.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
77° 23' 32.0" S
- 77.39222°
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Longitude:
161° 01' 28.0" E
161.02444°
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Altitude:
1600 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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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:
12-Sep-2005

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