Name details

Córdova Nunatak

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139257

Feature type: Nunatak

Origin

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

Narrative

A partially ice free volcanic feature approximately 13.4km north-northeast of Mount Atlas, and being at the northern extreme of The Pleiades, the group of volcanic features west of the head of Mariner Glacier, Victoria Land.

Named For

Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after France A. Córdova, astrophysicist and 14th Director of the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), 2014-2020. President Emerita of Purdue University Chancellor Emerita of the University of California, Riverside former Chair of the Smithsonian Board of Regents former member of NSF’s National Science Board and the first woman to serve as NASA’s chief scientist.

Location

Latitude:
72° 37' 56.0" S
-72.63222°
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Longitude:
165° 37' 07.0" E
165.61861°
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Altitude:
2269 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Reference Elevation Model of Antarctica, Howat et al. 2018
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Polar Geospatial Center
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
16-Jul-2020

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