Name details

Ashtray Basin

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139563

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

A small basin near the head of Arena Valley in Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MF07

Named For

Named by a field party of the University of New South Wales, Australia, who worked in this area in 1966-67. The name is reported to be descriptive of characteristic "hemispherical concretions" on the site.

Location

Latitude:
77° 51' 47.1" S
-77.86308°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
160° 54' 55.2" E
160.91533°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
1314 m
Unknown precision

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 checked against REMA 8m tile 18_35. Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
4-Jul-1968

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