Name details

Blake Nunataks

Blake Nunataks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Blake Nunataks  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 1764

Feature type: Nunatak

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 group of three low, flat-topped outcrops running in line north-east to south-west between Wilson Bluff and Mount Maguire, Mac.Robertson Land. Discovered in November, 1956, by Flying Officer John Seaton, RAAF, during a photographic flight. Named after J R Blake, auroral physicist at Mawson in 1958.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
74° 10' 36.0" S
- 74.17667°
Accurate to 200m
Longitude:
66° 27' 44.0" E
66.46222°
Accurate to 200m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images


©Adrian Corvino 2003
Catalogue id
IA16499
Caption
Photo taken from northern end of Wilson Bluff on the blue ice about 1km north of Geoscince Australia GPS site AUS368. The nunataks are about 15kms away.
Photographer
Corvino, Adrian

Map

Source

Location Method:
Satellite Image
Source Name:
Landsat Image Mosaic Antarctica (LIMA)
Source Identifier:
Satellite image ( Satellite Image Catalogue - Scene Id E133_CIR_432_1X not in the Satellite Image Catalogue. )
Source Scale:
1:30000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
22-Jul-1959

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