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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 given of four official names in the schedule below that 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.


Validated Official Antarctic Name Geographic Feature Type Coordinates (latitude, longitude)
Algie Glacier Glacier -82.02701 161.61737
Cowie Dome Mountain -86.41897 -151.98849
Marie Byrd Land Land -80 -120
Mount McCallum Mountain -71.02562 162.93181

Dated at Wellington this 19th day of December 2019.

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