Valid Crown Protected Area names, altered and assigned official Antarctic geographic names

Gazetted on 31 January 2019

Notice of Valid Crown Protected Area Names

Schedule

Crown protected area name

Position in terms of NZTM2000

 

metres north

metres east

Atiu or Middle Island Scenic Reserve

5941497

1855754

Green Island Scenic Reserve

5940861

1854632

Korapuki Island Scenic Reserve

5939186

1854616

Red Mercury Island (Whakau) Scenic Reserve

5942896

1862286

 

Notice of Final Determinations to Alter and Assign Official Antarctic Geographic Names

Official Altered or Assigned Antarctic Geographic Name

Geographic Feature Type

Description

Coordinates

(latitude, longitude)

Conway Subglacial Lake

Subglacial Lake

A subglacial lake approximately 252km², within Whillans Ice Stream, named in association with the adjacent Conway Ice Ridge, at Gould Coast. Assigned as official.

-84.39333

-148.60083

Engelhardt Subglacial Lake

Subglacial Lake

A subglacial lake approximately 339km², within Whillans Ice Stream, named in association with the adjacent Engelhardt Ice Ridge, at Gould Coast. Assigned as official.

-83.71889

-157.49694

Matataua Glacier

Glacier

A glacier approximately 13.5km long that drains from Rampart Ridge between Bishop Peak and Mount Potter. Flows northwest to the vicinity of Mount Bockheim, into Blankenship Glacier in the Royal Society Range, Victoria Land. Altered from Marchant Glacier. Official Name by New Zealand Gazette, 22 June 2017, 2017-ln3098.

-78.1

162.05

Mercer Subglacial Lake

Subglacial Lake

A subglacial lake approximately 136km², within and named in association with Mercer Ice Stream, which flows between Conway Ice Ridge and Mercer Ice Ridge, at Gould Coast. Assigned as official.

-84.65417

-149.49667

Whillans Subglacial Lake

Subglacial Lake

A subglacial lake ~approximately 59km² within and named in association with Whillans Ice Stream, at Gould Coast. Assigned as official.

-84.23806

-153.48778

 

Corrigendum - Notice of Valid Crown Protected Area Names

In the notice with the above heading, published in the New Zealand Gazette, 22 May 2009, No. 73, page 1699:

  • Replace “Pa Point Recreation Reseserve” with “Pa Point Recreation Reserve”.
Last Updated: 1 February 2019