Holmes Block (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Holmes Block (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Buttress
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:
A block-like bluff, rising to 1854m at the west side of Ruecroft Glacier, 3km west of Cooke Bluff across the glacier, in Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MG08
Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1994 after John W. Holmes, cartographer, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Branch of Special Maps, 1951-77, a specialist in Antarctic mapping. From 1977, assigned to U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Mapping Applications Center.
No images of this place could be found.