Name details

Head Mountains

Head Mountains (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Head Mountains  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 136665

Feature type: None recorded.

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 group of mountains to the south of Gateway Nunatak and at the head of Mackay 2d, near the interior ice plateau of Victoria Land. From west to east the group includes Mount DeWitt, Mount Littlepage, Mount Dearborn and Coalbed Mountain. Topographic map: Skew Peak (1:50,000). Named by US-ACAN (2007) after James W. Head III, Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI, internationally known planetary scientist whose investigations in McMurdo Dry Valleys 2002-06 have led to important advances to the concept of Antarctica as an analog of Martian features.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
77° 12' 00.0" S
-77.20000°
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Longitude:
160° 05' 00.0" E
160.08333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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

new adopted name (Wendy, 13.6.08)

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
7-Apr-2008

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