Name details

Kanak Peak

Kanak Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Kanak Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139391

Feature type: Peak

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 conspicuous ice-free peak, c.2410m above sea level, 11.5km northwest of Mount Gniewek, just north of the head of Carlyon Glacier. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-ML06

Named For

Mapped from air photographs taken by the US Navy. Named by US-ACAN after Lt. Cdr. R.A. Kanak, USN, commander of USS Durant, ocean station ship in support of aircraft flights between New Zealand and McMurdo during USN Operation Deepfreeze 1963.

Location

Latitude:
79° 15' 46.8" S
-79.26301°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
158° 31' 03.8" E
158.51772°
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Altitude:
2373 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

NULL

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
20-May-1965

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