Nobby Nunatak (Coordinates: ) is a nunatak, 270 m, standing 1 nautical mile (1.9 km) south of Lake Boeckella and 1 nautical mile (1.9 km) east of Mount Flora, at the northeast end of Antarctic Peninsula.
This area was first explored by a party under J. Gunnar Andersson of the Swedish Antarctic Expedition, 1901-04. Nobby Nunatak was first charted and named by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1945. The name is descriptive.
Antonio Moro Refuge
Antonio Moro Refuge
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Refuge Antonio Moro (Tabarin Peninsula in the Trinity Peninsula, administered by the Argentine Army. It was inaugurated on August 20, 1955, renamed Islas Malvinas on August 26, 1971 and rebuilt in 1988.), is an Antarctic refuge in Antarctica, located at the Nobby Nunatak on the
The original name of the refuge paid homage to Antonio Moro, an Italian immigrant who participated in the construction of the San Martín base in 1951 and who built shelters in the Esperanza area in 1954, including the one that bears his name.
The hut is on a rocky promontory from which one sees the nearby glacier, Mount Flora and the Weddell Sea. Trekking of small groups of tourists to the refuge were proposed from Esperanza in 1985, including a tour from the base to the refuges. The refuge has a capacity for four people, food, fuel, gas for up to 15 days.
- R.M. Koerner. "AN ICE CALDERA NEAR HOPE BAY, TRINITY PENINSULA, GRAHAM LAND" (PDF). British Antarctic Survey. NERC-BAS. Retrieved 22 May 2012.
- M.J.G.Cox. "A magnetic survey of the Lake Boechella area, Hope Bay, Graham Land" (PDF). British Antarctic Survey (BAS). NERC-BAS. Retrieved 22 May 2012.
- This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Nobby Nunatak" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).
- Scott's Last Expedition - The Journals of Captain R. F. Scott, R.N., C.V.O. from 1913 Antarctic expedition (mentions Nobby Nunatak)
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