Name details

Marvin Nunatak

Marvin Nunatak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Marvin Nunatak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139640

Feature type: Nunatak

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 nunatak 3km south of Depot Nunatak, rising to 2030m on the west side of Cassidy Glacier, to the west of Quartermain Mountains in Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MF07

Named For

Presumably first seen by British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE), 1901-04, from nearby Depot Nunatak. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1992 after Ursula B. Marvin, Smithsonian Astrophysical Laboratory, Cambridge, MA. Field party member, Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) expedition to Victoria Land, 1978-79 and 1981-82. Field work at Seymour Island, 1984-85. Member of the Advisory Committee to the Division of Polar Programs, NSF, from 1983.

Location

Latitude:
77° 45' 57.8" S
-77.76606°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
160° 03' 31.2" E
160.05868°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
2030 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:
28-Sep-1992

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