Name details

Prospect Mesa

Prospect Mesa (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Prospect Mesa  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 140002

Feature type: Mesa

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 low elevation, approximately 300m long, below Bull Pass and rising east of Bull Stream, overlooking Onyx River on the north side of Wright Valley in Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-ME08

Named For

Named by geologists C.G. Vucetich and W.W. Topping of the Victoria University's Antarctic Expeditions (VUWAE), 1969-70, to designate the type locality of the geological Prospect Formation.

Location

Latitude:
77° 31' 13.4" S
-77.52039°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
161° 54' 44.4" E
161.91234°
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Altitude:
181 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:
21-Jun-1976

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