Name details

Victoria Dunes

Victoria Dunes (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Victoria Dunes  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139531

Feature type: Sand

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 clearly defined and continuous tract of sand dunes trending east west for approximately 8km from the northern shores of Lake Vida towards Lower Victoria Glacier. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-ME09

Named For

The US-ACAN advised that it was named for the purposes of scientific investigation and use in scientific literature. The name was reported to be in local use. All of the ‘Victoria’ names in Antarctica are named after Queen Victoria, with Victoria Land named in the first instance by Capt James Clark Ross in the 1840s.

Location

Latitude:
77° 22' 42.9" S
-77.37857°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
162° 05' 24.4" E
162.09011°
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Altitude:
405 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

Coordinates also compared against 0.5m Antarctic Imagery Mosaic, DigitalGlobe Inc 2018, 1030010011973A00. Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
5-Jun-2014

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