Name details

Brandau Rocks

Brandau Rocks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Brandau Rocks  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 2388

Feature type: Rock

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

Rock exposures about 2 km west of Carapace Nunatak. Discovered by the NZARP Allan Hills Expedition (1964). Named after Lieut. Brandau, USN, helicopter pilot, who made a difficult rescue flight to evacuate an injured member of the expedition.

Named For

Lieut. Brandau, USN, helicopter pilot

Location

Latitude:
76° 52' 59.7" S
-76.88325°
Accurate to 1000m
Longitude:
159° 20' 49.2" E
159.34700°
Accurate to 1000m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Map The coordinates for this place name were derived from Map id 13395 - Convoy Range in the SCAR Map Catalogue.
Source Name:
Convoy Range
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
1:250000
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
10-Aug-1966

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