Sandercock Nunataks

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

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

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Place ID: 12700
Name ID: 1791

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

An isolated group of four nunataks about 120 km south-east of Simpson Peak in Enderby Land. The nunataks are about 2,230 m above sea level and about 244 m above the plateau ice. Discovered and visited in December, 1959, by an ANARE airborne survey party.

Named For

Sqn. Ldr. J.C. Sandercock, RAAF, officer commanding the Antarctic Flight at Mawson in 1959

Location

Latitude:
68° 34' 00.1" S
- 68.56670°
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Longitude:
52° 06' 00.0" E
52.10000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
11-Oct-1960

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