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”) gives notice of 14 Antarctic geographic feature names assigned or altered as official and two discontinued names as described in the Schedules below.
The Board’s final determinations on these Antarctic geographic feature names took effect on 19 April 2021.
Schedule 1 – Assigned Names (13)
|Official Assigned Antarctic Geographic Name||Geographic Feature Type||Coordinates (latitude, longitude)|
Schedule 2 – Altered Name
|Official Altered Antarctic Geographic Name||Geographic feature type and authority||Coordinates (latitude, longitude)|
|Mount Brøgger||Mountain. Alteration from Mount Brogger (Official by New Zealand Gazette, 11 May 2012, No. 53, page 1477)||-76.867976||161.858232|
Schedule 3 – Discontinued Names (2)
|Discontinued Antarctic Geographic Name||Geographic feature type and former authority||Coordinates (latitude, longitude)|
|Bay of Seals||Bay (New Zealand Gazette , 11 May 2012, No. 53, page 1477)||-78.000000||-158.000000|
|Nigger Head||Head (New Zealand Gazette, 11 May 2012, No. 53, page 1477)||-71.450000||169.383333|
Dated at Wellington this 19th day of April 2021.
W. K. SHAW, Secretary, New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa.