Name details

Argo Gully

Argo Gully (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Argo Gully  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139527

Feature type: Gully

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 prominent valley, between Mount Jason and Goldich Crest on the southern slopes of the Olympus Range just north of the eastern end of Lake Vanda. The valley trends northwest - southeast from the upper slopes of Mount Jason over a distance of 2.9km to the northeastern shore of Lake Vanda. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-ME08

Named For

Named for the ship Argo which is associated with Jason and the Argonauts in Greek mythology and continues the theme of names applied across the Olympus Range. The valley is significant for marine sedimentary deposits that lie exposed.

Location

Latitude:
77° 30' 38.5" S
-77.51070°
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Longitude:
161° 38' 33.5" E
161.64264°
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Altitude:
393 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

Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
5-Jun-2014

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