Name details

Rumdoodle Peak

Rumdoodle Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Rumdoodle Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 2077

Feature type: Peak

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 prominent peak in the north-western part of the North Masson Range, about south-west of Painted Peak. This peak overlooks the Rumdoodle Air Strip. Rumdoodle was the name of a fictional mountain in the novel Ascent of Rumdoodle by W.E. Bowman. Since 1960 the name has been used locally by Mawson personnel for the airstrip.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 46' 17.1" S
-67.77142°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
62° 49' 48.7" E
62.83019°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
875 m
Accurate to 20m

Images


©Wade Fairley 2005
Catalogue id
IA16603
Caption
The south-west face of Rum Doodle
Photographer
Fairley, Wade

Map

Source

Location Method:
Topographic data
Source Name:
Framnes Mountains 1:25000 Topographic GIS Dataset
Source Identifier:
Metadata ( fram25k - Framnes Mountains 1:25000 Topographic GIS Dataset )
Source Scale:
1:2000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
Australian Antarctic Division
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
9-Jun-1964

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