Name details

Thern Promontory

Thern Promontory (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Thern Promontory  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139827

Feature type: Promontory

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 high, ice-covered promontory, c.2220m, forming a westward projection at the south end of Eisenhower Range, approximately 12.5km west of Mount Nansen, in Victoria Land.

Named For

Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Michael G. Thern, station engineer at McMurdo Station with the 1965-66 summer party and the 1967 winter party.

Location

Latitude:
74° 32' 48.4" S
-74.54677°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
162° 08' 43.4" E
162.14540°
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Altitude:
2151 m
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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:
14-Nov-1967

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