Name details

Alcorta Rocks

New Zealand Gazetteer Id 134122

Feature type: Rock (2b)

Origin

This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

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Narrative

Feature n.15 in ACAN minutes of 19/06/2000. A nunatak on the E shore of Maumee Bight, Ross Island, 1.6 mi ENE of Rocky Point. The feature rises to c. 100 m and is distinctive because three ridges radiate from the center. Named by US-ACAN (2000) after Jesse J Alcorta, year round support employee with eight field seasons at McMurdo Station from 1992-93 and many trips to South Pole Station and Christchurch; hazardous waste handling specialist at both McMurdo and South Pole Stations; cryogenic technician in support of the USAP laboratories.

Location

Latitude:
77° 30' 00.0" S
-77.500°
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Longitude:
166° 22' 00.0" E
166.367°
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Altitude:
100 m
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Region:
Not recorded

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Source

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Source Person:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
20-Feb-2001

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