Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Littlewood Nunataks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Littlewood Nunataks (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Nunatak
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:
rising to c. 250 between Lerchenfeld Glacier and Schweitzer Glacier, Luitpold Coast, were roughly mapped by GAE, 1911-12, in January 1912; further mapped by a USGS party which visited the nunataks by helicopter from USS Edisto, 28 January 1959; named after William H. Littlewood, oceanographer with USN Hydrographic Office, who worked in the Weddell Sea area, ODF, 1957 and 1959 ([in c. 77°55'S 34°00'W] AGS map, 1962b; [in c. 77°50'S 34°20'W] USHO chart 6640, 1962; [correctly shown] Aughenbaugh and Lounsbury, 1965, map Fig.2, p.891; Clarkson and Brook, 1977, p.615; APC, 1982, p.3). Littlewood Nunatak [sic] (USHO chart V30-SP11, 1963). Nunataki Litleud (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.24).
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