Rand Peak

Rand Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Rand Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 17116
Name ID: 138244

Feature type: Peak

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 prominent peak (1510 m) in the S part of Nebraska Peaks, Britannia Range.

Named For

Named by US-ACAN after John H. Rand, U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL), who drilled ice core at site J-9 during the Ross Ice Shelf Project, austral summers 1974-75 and 1976-77.

Location

Latitude:
80° 06' 26.4" S
- 80.10734°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
159° 29' 52.0" E
159.49777°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
PGC
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
18-Jul-2017

Related information

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