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 (2b)
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:
A group of four lichen-covered nunataks, rising to c. 250 m between Schweitzer and Lerchenfeld Glaciers, Luitpold Coast. The nunataks are brick red in color. They were discovered and first roughly charted by the GerAE, 1911-12, under Wilhelm Filchner. They were visited by helicopter from the icebreaker USS Lt. (j.g.) Erickson, USN. Named by Behrendt after William H. Littlewood, oceanographer, U.S. Navy Hydrographic Office, who worked in this and adjacent parts of the Weddell Sea area during Operation Deep Freeze 1957 and 1959.
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