Notice Type
Land Notices
Notice Title

Notice of the Final Determination on Assigning an Official Antarctic Geographic 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 ("Board") hereby gives notice of assigning an official Antarctic geographic name.
The official geographic name is specified in the first column of the Schedule below.
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 official Antarctic geographic name took effect on 29 August 2013.
First Column Second Column Third Column
Official Geographic Name Geographic
Feature Type Description
O'Regan Peak Peak 78.1526øS Latitude, 162.7171øE Longitude. A prominent buttressed peak at
height 3434m, located on the Royal Society Range between Salient Peak to
the north-east and Rester Peak to the south-west, with McConchie Ridge extending south-east from its summit into the n‚v‚ of Walcott Glacier, and the n‚v‚ of Emmanuel Glacier flowing north-west from this peak. Topographic maps ANTTopo50-MG09 Mount Lister, NZMS 166 ST58-61,9 Mount Discovery and USGS ST58-61/10 Mount Discovery. New name for a previously unnamed feature.
Dated at Wellington this 29th day of August 2013.
W. K. SHAW, Secretary, New Zealand Geographic Board Nga Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa.