Appalachia Nunataks

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

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

If this information is incorrect, please e-mail mapping@aad.gov.au

Place ID: 449
Name ID: 107543

Feature type: Nunatak

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

rising to c. 600m on W side of Elgar Uplands, Alexander Island, following surveys by BAS, 1973-77, were named after the Delius composition Appalachia - variations on an old slave melody (1902), in association with Delius Glacier (q.v.) and the names of composers in this area (BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/5 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978; APC, 1980, p.3).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 44' 00.0" S
- 69.73333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
71° 04' 00.0" W
- 71.06667°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

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:
8-Dec-1977

Related information

Biodiversity
View fauna, flora or both within 1.0 degree of this location

Place names
View British or international place names within 1.0 degree of this location.

The SCAR Composite Gazetteer is hosted by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre. The information in the footer below pertains to the AADC web site.