Name details

Battlements Nunatak

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139758

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

Nunatak approximately 2123m high, located approximately 10.5km northwest of Stopes Point, at the tip of the Allan Hills' western arm, Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: L&S 37/1 (1965), NZMS 135 Ross Sea Regions (1987).

Named For

Discovered and named by the New Zealand party (1957-58) of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE). The name describes the steep rock peaks of the nunatak.

Location

Latitude:
76° 32' 24.0" S
-76.54000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
159° 20' 02.4" E
159.33400°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
1923 m
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Reference Elevation Model of Antarctica, Howat et al. 2018
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Polar Geospatial Center
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
22-Jun-2017

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