Anckorn Nunataks

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The Anckorn Nunataks (70°14′S 63°12′W / 70.233°S 63.200°W / -70.233; -63.200Coordinates: 70°14′S 63°12′W / 70.233°S 63.200°W / -70.233; -63.200) are a group of nunataks and snow-covered hills, 15 nautical miles (28 km) long, between Mount Bailey and Mount Samsel in the eastern part of Palmer Land, Antarctica. They were named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee after J.F. Anckorn, a British Antarctic Survey geologist who worked in the vicinity of this feature.[1]

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