Name details

Wilson Bluff

Wilson Bluff (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Wilson Bluff  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 166

Feature type: Bluff

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A large, rather flat-topped, rock outcrop at the southern end of the Lambert Glacier. This feature has a tail of moraine extending north-east for several km. Photographed by ANARE aircraft in 1956. Visited by an airborne field party led by G.A. Knuckey in October, 1958. Named after Flight Lieutenant H.O. Wilson, RAAF, pilot at Mawson in 1958.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
74° 19' 42.6" S
- 74.32850°
Accurate to 50m
Longitude:
66° 36' 48.0" E
66.61333°
Accurate to 50m
Altitude:
2083 m
Accurate to 50m

Images


©National Mapping 1973
Catalogue id
IA16555
Caption
Aerial photo of Wilson Bluff. CAS3997/Run5/Frame128/
Photographer
National Mapping

Map

Source

Location Method:
Surveyed
Source Name:
AADC Survey Control Database
Source Identifier:
Survey Control ( NMS187 - Wilson Bluff)
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
National Mapping
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
22-Jul-1959

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