Name details

Varney Nunatak

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139831

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

An ice-free nunatak on the south side of the mouth of Harbord Glacier, where Harbour Glacier Tongue projects out into the Ross Sea, in Victoria Land. 4.4km south-southwest of Starr Nunatak, opposite across the glacier.

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 Kenneth L. Varney, U.S. Navy (USN), Equipment Operator at McMurdo Station during the 1965-66 and 1966-67 summer seasons.

Location

Latitude:
75° 56' 11.4" S
-75.93650°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
162° 31' 04.2" E
162.51782°
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Altitude:
134 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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