Name details

Murcray Heights

Murcray Heights (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Murcray Heights  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139720

Feature type: Heights

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 cluster of prominent peaks that rise to 3091m at the south end of Sickle Ridge, Royal Society Range, Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MG09

Named For

Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1994) after the Murcray brothers, David G. and Frank H., and Frank J. Murcray (son of David G.), University of Denver, long term specialists in infrared spectroscopy in Antarctica.

Location

Latitude:
78° 04' 48.2" S
-78.08004°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
162° 14' 25.1" E
162.24031°
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Altitude:
3058 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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