Larkman Nunatak

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Larkman Nunatak (85°46′S 179°23′E / 85.767°S 179.383°E / -85.767; 179.383Coordinates: 85°46′S 179°23′E / 85.767°S 179.383°E / -85.767; 179.383) is a large, isolated rock nunatak, 2,660 metres (8,730 ft) high, at the southeast end of the Grosvenor Mountains of Antarctica, 12 nautical miles (22 km) east of Mauger Nunatak. It was named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (1961–62) for A.H. Larkman, chief engineer of Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914–17) from Australia to the Ross Sea.[1]

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Larkman Nunatak" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).