Corry Massif

Corry Massif (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Corry Massif  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 3014
Name ID: 1310

Feature type: Massif

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A large massif about 6.5 km north-west of Crohn Massif in the Porthos Range, Prince Charles Mountains. The northern side of the massif is marked by an unusual moraine pattern. Recorded on terrestrial photographs taken by R H Lacey, surveyor at Mawson in 1955, and on aerial photographs by ANARE in 1959 and 1965. Named after Max J Corry, surveyor at Mawson in 1965. Altitude is at southern end of the massif - survey station NMS176.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
70° 26' 10.0" S
- 70.43611°
Accurate to 200m
Longitude:
64° 37' 31.4" E
64.62539°
Accurate to 200m
Altitude:
2065 m
Accurate to 30m

Images


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1970
Catalogue id
2017D3
Photographer
Manning, John

Map

Source

Location Method:
Satellite Image
Source Name:
LIMA - Landsat Image Mosaic Antarctica
Source Identifier:
Survey Control ( NMS176 - Corry Massif)
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic FDivision
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
USGS - United Sates Geological Survey
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
Unknown

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