Name details

Springtail Point

Springtail Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Springtail Point  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139562

Feature type: Point

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

Small rock point on the north side of Rosemary Plateau, and 5.5km north of Skew Peak in the Clare Range, Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MD07

Named For

So named by Heinz Janetschek, biologist at McMurdo Station (1961-62), because of a find of springtails (Collembola) at this location.

Location

Latitude:
77° 10' 22.3" S
-77.17285°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
160° 41' 06.7" E
160.68519°
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Altitude:
1742 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:
14-Nov-1967

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