Name details

Marinelli Head

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139327

Feature type: Head

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 headland in the southeastern part of the McMurdo Dry Valleys region approximately 11km south of The Strand Moraines, and at the southeastern base of Hobbs Ridge that forms the south entrance to Blue Glacier from McMurdo Sound. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MF11; NZMS 166 ST58-61/5-McMurdo Sound, and USGS ST57-60-Ross Island.

Named For

Named by US-ACAN for Dr. Roberta L. Marinelli who served as Associate Program Director in the Antarctic Biology and Medicine Program of the Office of Polar Programs at the National Science Foundation (NSF) from 1997 to 2000, and as the Program Director for Antarctic Organisms and Ecosystems from 2005 to 2011. While in Antarctica, she served as the NSF Science Representative at both McMurdo Station and Palmer Station.

Location

Latitude:
77° 51' 50.0" S
-77.86389°
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Longitude:
164° 27' 32.0" E
164.45889°
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Altitude:
129 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
LINZ AntTopo50 series
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
LINZ
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
26-Jan-2012

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