Name details

Erewhon Basin

Erewhon Basin (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Erewhon Basin  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139357

Feature type: Basin

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

An extensive ice-free area forming a basin in the Brown Hills, south of Foggydog Glacier. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MM06

Named For

Explored by the VUWAE, 1962-63, and named from Samuel Butler's novel Erewhon, as the area was considered a hospitable refuge for the expedition base camp.

Location

Latitude:
79° 48' 02.2" S
-79.80060°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
158° 37' 30.2" E
158.62505°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
351 m
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
LINZ AntTopo50 series
Source Identifier:
MM06 : Edition 1.00 Published 2012
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:
16-Jul-1964

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