Name details

Battlements Nunatak

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 1837

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 large nunatak near the head of the Mawson Glacier (Ross Dependency) 37 km. NNW of Mt Brooke. The nunatak is mostly ice-free and has a number of very small unnamed nunataks running in a line west from the main peak. Discovered and named by the TAE (1957-58). The name describes the steep rock towers of the nunatak.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
76° 32' 16.6" S
-76.53794°
Accurate to 200m
Longitude:
159° 21' 00.0" E
159.35000°
Accurate to 200m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Satellite Image The coordinates for this place name were derived from Map id 13395 - Convoy Range in the SCAR Map Catalogue.
Source Name:
Landsat Image Mosaic Antarctica (LIMA)
Source Identifier:
Satellite image ( Satellite Image Catalogue - Scene Id E085_CIR_432_1X not in the Satellite Image Catalogue. )
Source Scale:
1:25000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
Unknown

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