A corrigendum to this notice was published on 30 June 2016, Issue No. 60, Notice No. 2016-ln3773 and an amendment was published on 19 December 2019, Notice No. 2019-ln5815.

Notice Type
Land Notices
Notice Title

Notice of the Final Determination on Assigning an Official Antarctic Geographic Name

Pursuant to sections 10(1), 21(2) and 25 of the New Zealand Geographic Board (Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa) Act 2008, the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (“Board”) hereby gives notice of assigning a new Antarctic geographic name. The official Antarctic geographic name is specified in the Schedule below.

The Board’s final determination on this official Antarctic geographic name took effect on 7 March 2016.


Official Geographic Name Geographic Feature Type Description
Mount Cawley Mountain The highest peak on Separation Range, 2295m high, where the range is intersected by Retrospect Spur. Located east of Beardmore Glacier, between Hood Glacier and Canyon Glacier in the Transantarctic Mountains. Feature depicted on NZMS166 SV51-60/4 and USGS Reconnaissance SV51-60/4 1:250k topographic maps. 84°13’00”S latitude, 173°27’00”E longitude. New name for a feature not named.

Dated at Wellington this 10th day of March 2016.

W. K. SHAW, Secretary, New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa.