Name details

Parker Mesa

Parker Mesa (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Parker Mesa  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139565

Feature type: Mesa

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 snow covered mesa approximately 6km southeast of Skew Peak, in the southern part of Clare Range, Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MD07

Named For

This high, flattish feature was named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Bruce C. Parker, U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) biologist who conducted limnological studies at Antarctic Peninsula (1969-70) and in Victoria Land (1973-74 and 1974-75).

Location

Latitude:
77° 15' 18.1" S
-77.25502°
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Longitude:
160° 55' 57.9" E
160.93274°
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Altitude:
2008 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 checked against REMA 8m tile 17_35. Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
4-Nov-1976

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