Notice Type
Land Notices
Notice Title

Validation Notice of Antarctic Names

Pursuant to section 35(3) of the New Zealand Geographic Board (Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa) Act 2008 (“Act”), notice is hereby given of 262 official names in the Schedule below, which have been assigned to, or altered for, geographic features in Antarctica. They are valid in terms of section 35(2) of the Act, but have not previously been gazetted. For more information about Antarctic naming, visit: http://www.linz.govt.nz/regulatory/place-names/propose-place-name/proposing-antarctic-feature-name.

Schedule

Antarctic Name

Geographic Feature Type

Position

Latitude

Longitude

Acarospora Peak

Peak

-86.33748

-148.44893

Ackroyd Point

Point

-70.76667

166.78333

All-Blacks Nunataks

Nunataks

-81.45603

155.77927

Alligator Peak

Peak

-78.46374

158.76383

Alligator Ridge

Ridge

-78.4549

158.77365

Allowitz Peak

Peak

-71.13464

167.64235

Ambalada Peak

Peak

-75.95618

158.3846

Anare Pass

Pass

-71.21667

166.61667

Anderson Peninsula

Peninsula

-69.8

160.21667

Andersson Ridge

Ridge

-74.72975

162.63207

Anderton Glacier

Glacier

-74.66131

162.39176

Argo Glacier

Glacier

-83.40349

157.23401

Argosy Glacier

Glacier

-83.15629

157.06594

Arrowhead Nunatak

Nunatak

-82.56409

157.39677

Ascent Glacier

Glacier

-83.24888

156.38077

Astakhov Glacier

Glacier

-70.78748

163.25053

Astro Glacier

Glacier

-82.92663

156.9411

Aviator Glacier Tongue

Glacier Tongue

-74

165.83333

Axthelm Ridge

Ridge

-69.57591

159.07655

Baker Rocks

Rocks

-74.23333

164.75

Barber Glacier

Glacier

-70.45397

162.69742

Bartlett Bench

Ledge

-86.4

-152.3

Bates Point

Point

-70.70817

166.7936

Benson Knob

Hill

-75.75295

159.28741

Bier Point

Point

-74.16857

164.14510

Blank Peaks

Range

-79.75

158.75

Bobby Rocks

Rocks

-75.81019

159.19974

Boomerang Range

Range

-78.5

158.75

Bridwell Peak

Peak

-71.93908

166.46499

Brimstone Peak

Peak

-75.80807

158.54975

Bucknell Ridge

Ridge

-79.96572

158.65555

Burns Glacier

Glacier

-73.95

164.25

Burrage Dome

Hill

-75.55

161.08333

Burt Rocks

Rocks

-69.58966

159.15775

Byrd Glacier

Glacier

-80.50605

157.28865

Calfee Nunatak

Nunatak

-74.31374

161.69349

Campbell Glacier Tongue

Glacier Tongue

-74.6

164.4

Cantrell Peak

Peak

-71.1914

165.23068

Cape Russell

Cape

-74.89881

163.91087

Carnein Glacier

Glacier

-74.65321

162.90861

Carnes Crag

Cliff

-71.45892

162.69233

Chandler Island

Island

-77.35

-153.16667

Church Glacier

Glacier

-71.85

167.56667

Church Ridge

Ridge

-71.82188

167.69215

Cinderella Nunatak

Nunatak

-81.58241

154.86017

Clausnitzer Glacier

Glacier

-74.05644

164.62568

Cobham Range

Range

-82.3

159

Cooper Spur

Spur

-70.62703

165.04529

Cranfield Icefalls

Icefalls

-79.94527

158.81179

Crawford Glacier

Glacier

-70.88333

163.21667

Crescent Stream

Stream

-77.62028

163.18473

Darwin Névé

Névé

-79.5

155

Davis Glacier

Glacier

-75.80577

161.95767

Deception Glacier

Glacier

-78.55

158.55

Deep Freeze Range

Range

-74.11025

163.20286

DeRemer Nunataks

Nunataks

-69.75

158.15

Douglas Gap

Pass

-71.08333

167.73333

Drabek Peak

Peak

-71.0888

166.60997

Dusky Ridge

Ridge

-80.09643

157.03836

Edmonson Point

Point

-74.33333

165.13333

Eisenhower Range

Range

-74.25

162.25

Elsner Ridge

Ridge

-71.78333

167.35

Escalade Peak

Peak

-78.63201

159.38435

Evans Heights

Range

-75.09888

161.52756

Everett Spur

Spur

-71.06915

164.4679

Fergusson Glacier

Glacier

-69.65326

159.06319

Fleming Head

Headland

-75.15772

162.63662

Fortenberry Glacier

Glacier

-70.84289

166.95825

Gadsden Peaks

Peaks

-71.64528

167.40611

Gambone Peak

Peak

-71.75302

164.23297

Gannutz Glacier

Glacier

-70.44323

162.20907

Gary Peaks

Peaks

-70.90878

162.58949

Geologists Range

Range

-82.5

155.5

George Glacier

Glacier

-70.71342

164.37557

Gerard Bluffs

Bluffs

-83.59999

157.28342

Gerry Glacier

Glacier

-77.4

-152.08333

Gillett Ice Shelf

Ice Shelf

-69.58333

159.7

Goodman Hills

Range

-69.45

158.71667

Gothic Mountains

Range

-86.04528

-149.07801

Gray Rock

Rock

-74.68542

163.28323

Griffith Ridge

Ridge

-71.36349

164.38985

Grigg Peak

Peak

-71.43141

167.16043

Half Dome Nunatak

Nunatak

-82.45427

159.20906

Halverson Peak

Peak

-71.79127

164.72775

Harrow Peaks

Range

-74.06667

164.75

Hayes Head

Headland

-74.02262

165.27319

Hedgpeth Heights

Heights

-71.11667

167.5

Heth Ridge

Ridge

-69.97269

159.77926

Hicks Ridge

Ridge

-71.14095

162.66613

Hollingsworth Glacier

Glacier

-75.60411

159.71369

Horne Glacier

Glacier

-71.25987

165.00055

Hoshko Glacier

Glacier

-71.80747

163.42419

Howard Heights

Heights

-77.45

-151.66667

Howard Peaks

Peaks

-74.2625

163.71715

Hughes Bluff

Bluff

-75.4

162.2

Hughes Island

Island

-70.72204

167.65453

Hunter Glacier

Glacier

-71.71594

163.13255

Irwin Glacier

Glacier

-71.12509

163.37276

Jezek Glacier

Glacier

-77.98541

162.20465

Knight Nunatak

Nunatak

-69.3874

158.8601

Kohler Head

Headland

-75.80866

162.85983

Kon-Tiki Nunatak

Nunatak

-82.55

159.86667

Lands End Nunataks

Nunataks

-83.71667

172.61667

Lange Peak

Peak

-71.56575

167.70216

Lann Glacier

Glacier

-71.25

167.9

Lashly Glacier

Glacier

-77.90646

159.85178

Lewandowski Point

Point

-75.59553

162.22501

Linder Glacier

Glacier

-71.66384

163.05818

Littleblack Nunataks

Nunataks

-81.5523

156.40219

Lonewolf Nunataks

Nunataks

-81.33501

152.92028

Lookout Dome

Hill

-83.05506

156.47835

Lowry Bluff

Bluff

-74.37968

163.30688

Lyttelton Peak

Peak

-82.31045

158.9534

Markinsenis Peak

Peak

-71.59089

164.48161

Marsh Glacier

Glacier

-83.2676

158.68056

Martin Nunataks

Nunataks

-74.94085

158.75493

Matthews Ridge

Ridge

-70.95027

167.06625

McCann Glacier

Glacier

-71.5277

164.3407

McCarthy Ridge

Ridge

-74.61667

163.05

McDaniel Nunatak

Nunatak

-75.8

161.8

McElroy Glacier

Glacier

-70.95454

166.96755

McKenzie Nunatak

Nunatak

-71.23253

163.40008

Miller Nunatak

Nunatak

-74.42479

164.25301

Miller Range

Range

-83.25

157

Mills Peak

Peak

-74.2386

163.89801

Molar Massif

Massif

-71.58511

163.7068

Montigny Glacier

Glacier

-71.06933

163.30541

Morris Basin

Basin

-75.65

159.15

Mount Armagost

Mountain

-71.64023

166.00435

Mount Ayres

Mountain

-79.34169

156.48819

Mount Bernstein

Mountain

-71.60896

163.12082

Mount Bierle

Mountain

-71.49676

167.30383

Mount Borgstrom

Mountain

-74.27653

162.87695

Mount Brooke

Mountain

-76.82022

159.90555

Mount Calvin

Mountain

-71.27621

165.09455

Mount Cantello

Mountain

-70.87093

163.10925

Mount Conrad

Mountain

-69.42355

158.76747

Mount Crean

Mountain

-77.8742

159.53084

Mount Draeger

Mountain

-71.1543

163.89702

Mount Emison

Mountain

-74.1994

163.73726

Mount Fearon

Mountain

-75.09641

161.70052

Mount Fenton

Mountain

-74.33367

161.90264

Mount Freed

Mountain

-71.49071

164.33034

Mount Frishman

Mountain

-71.3287

166.93081

Mount Fyfe

Mountain

-82.52132

155.16431

Mount Gaberlein

Mountain

-75.05833

162.06535

Mount Granholm

Mountain

-71.56954

167.30594

Mount Gunner

Mountain

-83.52358

169.63736

Mount Hager

Mountain

-70.88036

162.78702

Mount Hoskins

Mountain

-81.83727

159.04568

Mount Hotine

Mountain

-81.71507

159.95397

Mount Jamroga

Mountain

-71.32826

163.10678

Mount Janetschek

Mountain

-74.89489

162.27793

Mount Keinath

Mountain

-74.53231

163.96685

Mount Keith

Mountain

-70.88927

163.3168

Mount LeResche

Mountain

-71.51035

166.27733

Mount Lindley

Mountain

-81.76749

159.12247

Mount Lugering

Mountain

-71.69448

162.96031

Mount Mallis

Mountain

-75.66442

160.8139

Mount Manger

Mountain

-77.48924

-153.25494

Mount Massell

Mountain

-72.48982

163.34976

Mount Mathew

Mountain

-81.68373

159.94031

Mount Matthias

Mountain

-71.21047

164.68412

Mount Matz

Mountain

-74.69247

162.27166

Mount McGee

Mountain

-74.0449

164.56095

Mount McKerrow

Mountain

-81.7481

159.79488

Mount Meister

Mountain

-74.24121

162.7852

Mount Mulach

Mountain

-71.11785

164.05553

Mount Neder

Mountain

-71.02722

167.65891

Mount Pittard

Mountain

-71.5074

166.89903

Mount Regina

Mountain

-71.45606

165.75642

Mount Schaefer

Mountain

-71.36452

166.38494

Mount Seitz

Mountain

-71.70864

166.08855

Mount Shelton

Mountain

-71.68522

166.80098

Mount Shute

Mountain

-71.83472

165.7924

Mount Stephen

Mountain

-75.7002

161.72293

Mount Stierer

Mountain

-75.09301

162.14266

Mount Verhage

Mountain

-71.38695

163.70271

Mulgrew Nunatak

Nunatak

-79.63333

157.93333

Mulock Glacier

Glacier

-79

160

Nash Ridge

Ridge

-74.28333

163

Novosad Island

Island

-70.69636

167.49526

Odell Glacier

Glacier

-76.73333

159.91667

O'Hara Glacier

Glacier

-70.84776

166.70446

O'Kane Glacier

Glacier

-74.35063

162.8603

Olson Island

Island

-77.22271

-153.15957

Olson Nunatak

Nunatak

-74.91667

162.46667

Orr Glacier

Glacier

-71.6

162.86667

Orr Island

Island

-77.63333

-149.6

Orr Peak

Peak

-83.47876

157.89624

Outpost Nunataks

Nunataks

-75.83333

158.2

Pape Rock

Rock

-75.53788

159.05485

Peneplain Peak

Peak

-83.8418

167.02554

Peterson Bluff

Cliff

-71.14197

165.89675

Pilon Peak

Peak

-71.23767

164.94154

Pinckard Table

Plateau

-74.02427

164.06107

Portal Mountain

Mountain

-78.10281

159.15335

Possession Island

Island

-71.89387

171.18231

Prospect Mesa

Mesa

-77.52039

161.91234

Quam Heights

Heights

-71.05

167.8

Rastorfer Glacier

Glacier

-71.77311

167.10894

Redmond Bluff

Cliff

-71.13045

167.03327

Reed Nunataks

Nunataks

-74.82208

161.97909

Reeves Peninsula

Peninsula

-77.4

-152.33333

Reilly Ridge

Ridge

-71.53333

163.3

Rhodes Head

Headland

-74.70369

163.04316

Richardson Hill

Hill

-79.79333

156.68662

Richter Glacier

Glacier

-77.16667

-155.41667

Ricker Hills

Hills

-75.68333

159.16667

Ringer Glacier

Glacier

-77.23963

161.91740

Robert Falcon Scott Land

Historic Antarctic

-78.5

-153

Robertson Glacier

Glacier

-71.03424

165.40881

Rosenau Head

Headland

-70.47275

162.75975

Rowles Glacier

Glacier

-71.28333

167.65

Sawyer Nunatak

Nunatak

-75.73816

161.83559

Scharon Bluff

Bluff

-70.95825

167.40227

Sentry Rocks

Rocks

-70.75477

167.40632

Shafer Peak

Peak

-74.01151

162.59238

Sharks Tooth

Rock

-76.02919

159.65081

Shepard Cliff

Cliff

-74.13992

161.14127

Sheppard Rocks

Rocks

-75.61667

158.63333

Shomo Rock

Rock

-75.57719

159.1448

Simpson Crags

Cliffs

-74.40959

162.79198

Skua Glacier

Glacier

-82.91667

157.66667

Smith Heights

Range

-79.86413

157.25729

Smithson Glacier

Glacier

-71.25

163.86667

Sneddon Nunataks

Nunataks

-77.27981

-153.75954

Snowshoe Pass

Pass

-83.05

157.6

Sorensen Peak

Peak

-71.72665

167.81098

Starr Nunatak

Nunatak

-75.9

162.58333

Stewart Glacier

Glacier

-77.51023

-151.57252

Stuhlinger Ice Piedmont

Ice Piedmont

-70.36667

162.5

Surgeon Island

Island

-70.65823

167.00276

Tenaza Peak

Peak

-71.08371

167.39558

Tent Rock

Rock

-75.70317

158.54674

Terminal Peak

Peak

-75.8951

158.38909

The Portal

Pass

-78.03333

159.75

The Ringer

Moraine

-77.22058

162.06570

Thern Promontory

Ledge

-74.54677

162.1454

Thomas Rock

Rock

-75.69392

158.60629

Thompson Mountain

Mountain

-81.83049

159.83349

Thwaites Glacier Tongue

Glacier Tongue

-75.00512

-106.83338

Tinker Glacier Tongue

Glacier Tongue

-74.1

165.03333

Tomovick Nunatak

Nunatak

-74.97394

161.84412

Trio Nunataks

Nunataks

-75.5

159.7

Turnstile Ridge

Ridge

-79.82321

154.61227

Turret Nunatak

Nunatak

-82.42914

158.04745

Unger Island

Island

-70.68314

166.92197

Varney Nunatak

Nunatak

-75.9365

162.51782

Von Guerard Stream

Stream

-77.61274

163.25740

Wallabies Nunataks

Nunataks

-81.2

156.33333

Walsh Glacier

Glacier

-69.55

158.75

Webber Island

Island

-77.28333

-153.08333

Weeder Rock

Rock

-70.38529

162.03687

Westhaven Nunatak

Nunatak

-79.85

154.23333

Wetmore Peak

Peak

-71.47048

167.59944

White Islands

Islands

-77.28333

-153.16667

Whited Inlet

Inlet

-69.83333

160.13333

Whitmer Peninsula

Peninsula

-75.83333

162.75

Willows Nunatak

Nunatak

-74.48608

165.29067

Wood Ridge

Ridge

-74

163.75

Woodberry Glacier

Glacier

-75.07828

161.61397

Dated at Wellington this 24th day of May 2018.

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