Pursuant to sections 10(1), 25 and 21(2) 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 determinationson this official Antarctic geographic name took effect on 27 October 2016.
|Official Geographic Name||Geographic Feature Type||Description|
|Naish Peaks||Peaks||A 7km line of peaks up to 2874m high on an east–west trending ridge, between Dominion Range’s interior ice cap and the ice-free Meyer Desert to the north. Located on Dominion Range, upper Beardmore Glacier. Depicted on NZMS166 SV51-60/8 and USGS Reconnaissance SV51-60/8 1:250k topographic maps. 85°12′45″S latitude, 166°27′30″E longitude to 85°14′00″S latitude, 166°58′45″E longitude. A new name for a feature not named.|
Dated at Wellington this 27th day of October 2016.
W. K. SHAW, Secretary, New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa.