Bekker Nunataks

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

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

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Place ID: 1107
Name ID: 122362

Feature type: Nunatak (2b)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Three nunataks lying below Ruth Ridge on the N side of Drygalski Glacier in Graham Land. Mapped from surveys by FIDS (1960-61). Named by UK-APC for Lt. Col. Mieczyslaw G. Bekker, Canadian engineer, author of Theory of Land Locomotion, 1956, a comprehensive source of information on the physical relationship between snow mechanics and track-laying vehicles, skis and sledges.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 42' 00.0" S
- 64.70000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 50' 00.0" W
- 60.83333°
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:
1-Jan-1964

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