Marsh Nunatak

Marsh Nunatak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Marsh Nunatak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 9038
Name ID: 1771

Feature type: Nunatak

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 rock outcrop with snow on the northern slope in the Goodspeed Nunataks, southern Prince Charles Mountains about 17 km ESE of Skinner Nunatak. First sighted by an ANARE seismic traverse party in 1957. Photographed by ANARE in 1958 and 1960. Named after J. Marsh, helicopter engineer with the ANARE Prince Charles Mountains survey party in 1972.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
73° 01' 21.3" S
- 73.02258°
Accurate to 150m
Longitude:
61° 25' 03.3" E
61.41758°
Accurate to 150m
Altitude:
2010 m
Accurate to 100m

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Satellite Image The coordinates for this place name were derived from Map id 2721 - Massiv Zagadocnyj in the SCAR Map Catalogue.
Source Name:
Landsat Image Mosaic Antarctica (LIMA) and Map 2721 SCAR map cat.
Source Identifier:
Satellite image ( Satellite Image Catalogue - Scene Id E132_CIR_432_1X not in the Satellite Image Catalogue. )
Source Scale:
1:25000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Remote sensing:
Elevation from Russian map SR41-7,8 map 2721 SCAR map catalogue)

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
27-Nov-1973

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