Luhrsen Nunatak

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

Luhrsen Nunatak (71°59′S 161°41′E / 71.983°S 161.683°E / -71.983; 161.683Coordinates: 71°59′S 161°41′E / 71.983°S 161.683°E / -71.983; 161.683) is a nunatak 3 nautical miles (6 km) south-southeast of Mount Alford at the southeast end of the Helliwell Hills, Antarctica. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960–63, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Richard H. Luhrsen, assistant to the United States Antarctic Research Program representative at McMurdo Station, 1967–68.[1]

References[edit]

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