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Pickering Nunatak

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Not to be confused with Pickering Nunataks in Alexander Island

Pickering Nunatak (71°24′S 70°47′E)* is a prominent nunatak at the east side of the mouth of Lambert Glacier, situated 20 nautical miles (37 km) south-southwest of Manning Nunataks. Sighted on a flight by an ANARE (Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions) Beaver aircraft over the Amery Ice Shelf on November 2, 1957. Named by Antarctic Names Committee of Australia (ANCA) for Flight Sgt. R. Pickering of the RAAF Antarctic Flight at Mawson Station, 1957.

  • "Name Details: Haigh Nunatak". Antarctic Gazetter. Australian Antarctic Data Centre. Retrieved 2014-01-20. 
  •  This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Pickering Nunatak" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).

    References

    Pickering Nunatak Wikipedia


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