Franck Nunataks

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

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

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Place ID: 4916
Name ID: 108907

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. 250m on Beethoven Peninsula, Alexander Island, after map compilation by FIDS in 1959 from air photographs taken by RARE in 1947, were named after César Auguste Franck (1822-90), French composer, in association with the names of other composers in this area ([in 71°26'S 72°20'W] APC, 1961, p.3; USHO chart V30-SP6, 1962; DOS 710 sheet 14, 1963; [co-ordinates corrected from USLANDSAT imagery of January 1973] BAS 250P sheet SR 17-18/15, 16, 1-DOS 1974; APC, 1977, p.14). Frank [sic] Nunataks (Searle, 1963, map).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 32' 00.0" S
- 71.53333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
72° 22' 00.0" W
- 72.36667°
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:
2-Mar-1961

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