Name details

Half Dome Nunatak

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139974

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 3km south of Cobham Range, at the mouth of Lucy Glacier where it joins Nimrod Glacier.

Named For

Named by the northern party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE) (1961-62) because it is rounded on one side and cut into sheer cliffs on the other side.

Location

Latitude:
82° 27' 15.4" S
-82.45427°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
159° 12' 32.6" E
159.20906°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
1504 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 highest part of nunatak

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
28-Jun-1962

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