Name details

Turnback Dome

Turnback Dome (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Turnback Dome  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 2601

Feature type: Dome

Origin

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

Narrative

An ice dome about 12 kms in diameter with ridges extending radially from the summit of the dome which is about 50 m above the surrounding area. This was as far as the traverse route extended for the 1990-91 season, hence the name 'Turnback'.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
76° 04' 48.0" S
- 76.08000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 21' 39.6" E
65.36100°
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Altitude:
50 m
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
12-Mar-1992

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