Name details

Mattox Bastion

Mattox Bastion (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Mattox Bastion  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139579

Feature type: Butte

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

One of the peaks of the Inland Forts, surmounting the top of the East Groin, on the northeast of Flory Cirque in the Asgard Range, Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MF07

Named For

Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Commander Benjamin G. Mattox, U.S. Navy (USN), officer-in-charge of the Naval Support Force winter-over detachment at McMurdo Station in 1971.

Location

Latitude:
77° 38' 00.0" S
-77.63333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
160° 56' 00.0" E
160.93333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
2045 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

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
4-Nov-1976

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