Name details

Touchstone Crag

Touchstone Crag (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Touchstone Crag  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 136685

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 rugged mountain rising to 1550m, 2km west of Mick Peak in the west part of Helicopter Mountains, Victoria Land. The abrupt south-facing cliffs of the feature also mark the north-west extremity of Saint Johns Range. Topographic map: Mount Mahony (1:50,000). Named by US-ACAN (2007) after Steven Touchstone, helicopter mechanic in support of the U.S. Antarctic Program at McMurdo Sound and McMurdo Dry Valleys in nine austral field seasons 1999-2000 to 2007-08.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
77° 12' 00.0" S
- 77.20000°
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Longitude:
161° 18' 00.0" E
161.30000°
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Altitude:
1550 m
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Images

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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

new adopted name (Wendy, 13.6.08)

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
7-Apr-2008

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