SCAR Gazetteer Information: Each place can have one or more entries in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer, dependant on its origin. By viewing an individual entry, you may see multiple references to the same place. SCAR uses a more general feature type coding, so each place will, in general, have multiple feature types.

Showing all 3 place names.

Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Nautilus Head (GBR) 67° 38' 00.0" S 67° 08' 00.0" W Head
Name ID: 110302 Place ID: 10103

S of the NE point of Pourquoi Pas Island on Bourgeois Fjord, Loubet Coast, rising to c. 975m, was surveyed by BGLE in 1936 (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.432); resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1948; in association with other names on the island from Jules Verne's book, Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Paris, 1870), named after the submarine Nautilus (APC, 1955, p.15; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978; BA chart 3580, 10.xii.1982).

Nautilus Head (USA) 67° 38' 00.0" S 67° 07' 00.0" W Head
Name ID: 129289 Place ID: 10103

Prominent headland rising to 975 m near the NE extremity of Pourquoi Pas Island, off the W coast of Graham Land. First surveyed in 1936 by the BGLE under Rymill. Resurveyed in 1948 by the FIDS who named it after the submarine Nautilus in Jules Verne's Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea. Other features on Pourquoi Pas Island are named for characters in this book.

Nautilus, monte (ARG) 67° 39' 00.0" S 67° 10' 00.0" W Head
Name ID: 101648 Place ID: 10103

Showing all 3 place names.

The SCAR Composite Gazetteer is hosted by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre. The information in the footer below pertains to the AADC web site.