Arctowski Nunatak

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Arctowski Nunatak (65°6′S 60°0′W / 65.100°S 60.000°W / -65.100; -60.000Coordinates: 65°6′S 60°0′W / 65.100°S 60.000°W / -65.100; -60.000) is a nunatak 2 miles (3 km) northwest of Hertha Nunatak in the Seal Nunataks group, off the east coast of the Antarctic Peninsula. It was charted by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition under Otto Nordenskiöld during a sledge journey in 1902, and named by him for Henryk Arctowski, Polish geologist, oceanographer, and meteorologist of the Belgian Antarctic Expedition, 1897–99.

References[edit]