Riddell Nunataks

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

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

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Place ID: 12127
Name ID: 1787

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 group of low, exposed rock ridges trending east-west between 2,140 and 2,260 m above sea level. Snow and ice extend nearly to the summits. First sighted by an ANARE party led by Robert Dovers in 1954. Named after A.D. Riddell, carpenter at Mawson in 1955. Altitude and location is for the eastern end of the nunataks at survey station NMS125.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 53' 51.0" S
- 69.89750°
Accurate to 50m
Longitude:
64° 21' 51.6" E
64.36433°
Accurate to 50m
Altitude:
2040 m
Accurate to 50m

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Surveyed
Source Name:
AADC Survey Control Database
Source Identifier:
Survey Control ( NMS125 - Riddell Nunataks)
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
National Mapping
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
Unknown

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