Notice Type
Land Notices
Notice Title

Notice of the Final Determination on an Antarctic Place Name

Pursuant to sections 10(1)(a), 25 and 21(2) of the New Zealand Geographic Board (Nga Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa) Act 2008, the New Zealand Geographic Board Nga Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (“the Board”) hereby gives notice of a final determined Antarctic place name.
This is now an official geographic name and is specified in the first column of the Schedule below (“the Schedule”).
The geographic feature type that it relates to is set out in the second column of the Schedule.
The description for the name is set out in the third column of the Schedule.
The Board’s final determination on this Antarctic place name takes effect on 5 November 2009.
First Column Second Column Third Column
Name Geographic
Feature Type Description
Haskell Strait Strait 77°55'S Latitude, 166°45'E Longitude. Tidal flow south-west and north-east, between Cape Armitage on Ross Island at north and Cape Spencer-Smith on
White Island at south, lying under the permanent McMurdo Ice Shelf. Williams Airfield and Pegasus Airfield are located above the ice. Depicted on: Hydrographic chart NZ14900; topographic maps (1:250,000): “Ross Island and Vicinity”; NZMS166 ST58-61/5 McMurdo Sound; NZMS166 ST58-61/9 Mt Discovery; USGS ST57-60/6 Ross Island; USGS ST57-60/10 Mount Discovery. New name
for a feature not named.
Dated at Wellington this 5th day of November 2009.
W. K. SHAW, Secretary, New Zealand Geographic Board Nga Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa.