Linnaeus Terrace (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Linnaeus Terrace (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Terrace
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:
A rock terrace on the north side of Oliver Peak in the Asgard Range, Victoria Land. The feature is encompassed by ASPA 138. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MF08
Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs taken 1970. The name was proposed to Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) by E. Imre Friedmann, biologist, Florida State University, who established a U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) field camp on this terrace in December 1980 for the study of microbial flora living in rocks. Named after Carolus Linnaeus (Karl von Linne, 1707-78), Swedish botanist, the first to enunciate the principles for defining genera and species and to adhere to a uniform use of the binomial system for naming plants and animals.
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