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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Littlewood Nunataks (RUS) 77° 56' 00.0" S 33° 50' 00.0" W Nunatak
Name ID: 119105 Place ID: 8538

Littlewood Nunataks (GBR) 77° 53' 00.0" S 34° 20' 00.0" W Nunatak
Name ID: 109864 Place ID: 8538

rising to c. 250 between Lerchenfeld Glacier and Schweitzer Glacier, Luitpold Coast, were roughly mapped by GAE, 1911-12, in January 1912; further mapped by a USGS party which visited the nunataks by helicopter from USS Edisto, 28 January 1959; named after William H. Littlewood, oceanographer with USN Hydrographic Office, who worked in the Weddell Sea area, ODF, 1957 and 1959 ([in c. 77°55'S 34°00'W] AGS map, 1962b; [in c. 77°50'S 34°20'W] USHO chart 6640, 1962; [correctly shown] Aughenbaugh and Lounsbury, 1965, map Fig.2, p.891; Clarkson and Brook, 1977, p.615; APC, 1982, p.3). Littlewood Nunatak [sic] (USHO chart V30-SP11, 1963). Nunataki Litleud (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.24).

Littlewood Nunataks (USA) 77° 53' 00.0" S 34° 20' 00.0" W Nunatak
Name ID: 128118 Place ID: 8538

A group of four lichen-covered nunataks, rising to c. 250 m between Schweitzer and Lerchenfeld Glaciers, Luitpold Coast. The nunataks are brick red in color. They were discovered and first roughly charted by the GerAE, 1911-12, under Wilhelm Filchner. They were visited by helicopter from the icebreaker USS Lt. (j.g.) Erickson, USN. Named by Behrendt after William H. Littlewood, oceanographer, U.S. Navy Hydrographic Office, who worked in this and adjacent parts of the Weddell Sea area during Operation Deep Freeze 1957 and 1959.

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