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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Borchgrevink Nunatak (GBR) 66° 02' 00.0" S 62° 30' 00.0" W Nunatak
Name ID: 107873 Place ID: 1598

rising to 650m, N of Adie Inlet, Oscar II Coast, was discovered by SwAE on 18 October 1902 and named Nunatak Borchgrevink, after Carsten Egborg Borchgrevink (1864-1934), Norwegian polar explorer who emigrated to Australia; member of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition, 1894-95; Leader of the British Southern Cross Expedition, 1898-1900 (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904c, map p.232-33; Pierrou, 1970, p.209; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.51). Borchgrewingk [sic] Nunatak (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, first end map). Borchgrewingks Nunatak (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 1, p.252). Elevaciones Sin Hielo Borchgrewingk (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map). The nunatak was described as part of the mainland (Nordenskjöld and Andersson, 1905, p.222), but also charted as an isolated nunatak in Larsen Ice Shelf in c. 65 56'S 62 17'W, a short distance from the mainland (Nordenskjöld and Andersson, 1905, map facing p.316). Borchgrewink [sic] Nunatak (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, p.225). Borchgrevinks Nunatak (Nordenskjöld and others, 1907, p.91). Isla Borchgrewingk (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map). Kap Borchgrevink, Borchgrevinkberg, Borchgrevinknunataks (Nordenskjöld, 1911b, p.90,163). Borchgrevink Nunatak (Nordenskjöld, 1911b, p.78; BA chart 3175, 31.x.1921; APC, 1955, p.6; DCS 601 sheet 66 62, 1955). Borchgrevink Nunaiak [sic] (USAAF chart [LR-74], 1942). Survey by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in December 1947 confirmed that the nunatak is part of the mainland. Roca Borchgrevink (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). Borchgrevink (Anderson, 1957, p.170).

Borchgrevink Nunatak (USA) 66° 03' 00.0" S 62° 30' 00.0" W Nunatak
Name ID: 122731 Place ID: 1598

Nunatak 1.5 mi long which rises to 650 m, standing at the S side of the entrance to Richthofen Pass, on the E coast of Graham Land. Discovered in 1902 by the SwedAE under Nordenskjold, who named it for C.E. Borchgrevink, leader of the BrAE to Victoria Land, 1898-1900.

Borchgrevink, nunatak (ARG) 66° 02' 00.0" S 62° 28' 00.0" W Nunatak
Name ID: 100312 Place ID: 1598

Borchgrevink, Nunatak (CHL) 66° 02' 00.0" S 62° 30' 00.0" W Nunatak
Name ID: 105213 Place ID: 1598

Descubierto en 1902 por la Expedición Antártica Sueca de 1901-1903, al mando de Nordenskjöld, quien le puso el nombre por el apellido de C.E. Borchgrevink, jefe de la Expedición Antártica Británica de 1898-1900, en la nave "Southern Cross". Este nunatak fue cartografiado por el FIDS y fotografiado desde el aire por el RARE en 1947. En algunas cartas chilenas de 1947, figuró como roca Borchgrevink. Nunatak de aproximadamente 2 millas de largo y unos 640 metros de elevación, que muestra en su cara N una saliente de piedra muy visible. Es el de más al N de los tres nunataks que se destacan en la base de la península Jason en la costa oriental de la península Tierra de O'Higgins.

Mount Sandow (AUS) 67° 21' 45.0" S 100° 18' 33.7" E Mountain
Name ID: 1598 Place ID: 12714

A nunatak overlooking the Denman Glacier about 20 km south-west of Mt. Amundsen, reaching a height of about 1,380m above sea level, in Queen Mary Land. Discovered by the Western Base Party of AAE (1911-14). Named by Sir Douglas Mawson after E. Sandow of London, a patron of the expedition.

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