Name details

Borg Bastion

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139678

Feature type: Peak

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

Prominent summit at 3728m on Johns Hopkins Ridge, standing 3.2km northwest of Mount Rucker in Royal Society Range, Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MG09

Named For

Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1994 after Scott G. Borg, a geologist who conducted field investigations in Antarctica, 1978-1994. From 1992, Program Manager for Polar Earth Sciences, Office of Polar Programs, NSF.

Location

Latitude:
78° 09' 38.2" S
-78.16062°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
162° 29' 04.6" E
162.48460°
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Altitude:
3278 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 18_34

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
15-Nov-1994

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