Crotchet Nunataks

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

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

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Place ID: 3154
Name ID: 108364

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.

Narrative

four nunataks rising to c.750m on NE side of Staccato Peaks(q.v.), S Alexander Island, were photographed from the air by RARE in December 1947 and mapped by FIDS from these photographs (Searle, 1963, end map); following resurvey by BAS from "Fossil Bluff", 1975-76, so named in association with Staccato Peaks and the names of composers in this area (APC, 1980, p.3; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/13, 2-DOS 1984).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 45' 00.0" S
- 71.75000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
70° 21' 00.0" W
- 70.35000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
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:
11-Jun-2008

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