Name details

Starr Nunatak

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139824

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 conspicuous nunatak marking the north of Harbord Glacier, where its tongue begins to project into the Ross Sea, south of Whitmer Peninsula, Victoria Land.

Named For

Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1957-62. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for James W. Starr, U.S. Navy (USN), steelworker at McMurdo Station, 1966 and 1967 summer seasons.

Location

Latitude:
75° 54' 00.0" S
-75.90000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
162° 35' 00.0" E
162.58333°
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Altitude:
92 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
0.5m Antarctic Imagery Mosaic, DigitalGlobe Inc 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:
14-Nov-1967

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