Proposed, final, discontinued and amended geographic names.

Gazetted on 24 May 2018

 

Notice of Proposals to Alter (3) Geographic Names

Schedule

Proposed Altered Geographic Feature NamesGeographic Feature TypeDescriptionSubmission Deadline
John CreekLocalityA small village at the southeast corner of Lake Hāwea, approximately 4.5km northeast of Lake Hāwea (town), Central Otago. NZTopo50-CA13 075555. Alteration from Gladstone (recorded name).24 August 2018
John CreekStreamA stream flowing for approximately 5.5km generally westwards from the valley north of Breast Peak, then northwest through John Creek (village) (proposed name) into Lake Hāwea, Central Otago. NZTopo50-CA13 115567 to 075556. Alteration from Johns Creek (recorded name).24 August 2018
Tūranganui-a-Kiwa / Poverty BayBayA large bay on the east coast of the North Island, south of Gisborne (town), bounded on its seaward side between Tuaheni Point (NZTopo50-BG43 409034) to Young Nicks Head (Te Kuri) (NZTopo50-BG43 322985). Centred at NZTopo50-BG43 343033. Alteration from Poverty Bay (recorded name).24 August 2018

 

Notice of Final Determinations to Alter and Assign (4) Geographic Names

Schedule

Official Geographic NameGeographic Feature TypeDescription
FeatherstonTownA small town in South Wairarapa District, approximately 50km northeast of Wellington. NZTopo50-BP33 953457. Assigning an existing recorded name as an official name.
PikikirungaHillA hill at 1065m, approximately 4km north of the southern end of Pikikirunga Range and approximately 17km south-southeast of Takaka. NZTopo50-BP25 883613. Alteration from Pikikiruna (official name by New Zealand Gazette 2015-ln6235).
Pikikirunga RangeRangeA range extending generally north for approximately 30km from the saddle of Takaka Hill Highway on State Highway 60 to a beaconed geodetic mark A590 at Abel Tasman Point. NZTopo50-BN25 884577 to NZTopo50-BP25 931830. Alteration from Pikikiruna Range (official name by New Zealand Gazette 2015-ln6235).
Willis PeakPeakA peak at 1962m at the southern end of Craigieburn Range, approximately 85km west-northwest of Christchurch. NZTopo50-BW20 882080. Assigning a new name to the locally named feature, Willis Peak.

 

Notice of Decisions to Alter and Adopt (26) and Discontinue (2) Undersea Feature Names

Schedule

Altered, Adopted or Discontinued Undersea Feature NameUndersea Feature TypeDescriptionCoordinates

(latitude, longitude)

Akaroa ValleysValleysA series of sea valleys approximately 95km southeast of the entrance to Akaroa Harbour. Depicted on Banks Chart©, Herzer, 1977. Alteration from the unofficial name, Akaroa Sea Valleys.-44.6006, 173.6342
Akopov SeamountsSeamountsThree seamounts approximately 319km east of Sturge Island, in the Balleny Islands. Published in the GEBCO Gazetteer. Adopted as official.-67.7401, 172.3748
Anashkin SeamountSeamountA seamount approximately 435km northeast of Cape Adare, Antarctica. Published in the GEBCO Gazetteer. Adopted as official.-68.3167, 177.5667
Antipodes ScarpScarpPublished in an official document. The feature is already named Campbell Escarpment (official name by New Zealand Gazette 2010-ln9558) and so is Discontinued.-48, -179
Bellingshausen BasinBasinA basin extending from the southwest coast of Chile into the Southern Ocean north of King Edward VII Land, Antarctica. Published in the GEBCO Gazetteer. Adopted as official.-71, -160
Bligh ValleyValleyA small sea valley that extends west of the Bounty Islands. Depicted on Bounty Island Chart©, Cullen, 1969. Alteration from the unofficial name, Bligh Sea Valley.-47.7283, 178.7
Bounty ShelfShelfThe shelf adjacent to the Bounty Islands. Depicted on Bounty Island Chart©, Cullen, 1969. Adopted as official.-47.5833, 179.25
Cathedral BanksBanksAn area of irregular banks trending north-northeast, south-southwest, on Campbell Plateau approximately 80km southeast of Auckland Islands. Depicted on Auckland Bathymetry Chart©, Summerhayes, 1967. Adopted as official.-51.5, 166.75
Cook Fracture ZoneFracture ZoneA scarp-like northwest trending rectilinear feature north of New Zealand, which separates and offsets Three Kings Ridge with Loyalty Ridge. Published in an official document. Adopted as official.-27, 172.1833
Dolgorae HillsHillsTwo dolphin shaped hills within Adare Basin in the Southern Ocean, approximately 128km northeast of Cape Adare, Antarctica. Published in the GEBCO Gazetteer. Adopted as official.-70.6333, 173.1
Gungpa HillsHillsFour hills in the Ross Sea, approximately 100km north of Ross Island, Antarctica. Published in the GEBCO Gazetteer. Adopted as official.-76.4583, 168.37
Hikurua / de Surville CanyonCanyonA narrow northeast trending canyon approximately 30km north of northernmost New Zealand. Depicted on North Cape Chart©, Mitchell & Eade, 1990. Alteration from the unofficial name, Surville Canyon.-34.1073, 173.0869
Hooker BasinBasinA basin in the Ross Sea, approximately 28km north of Cape Hooker, Victoria Land, Antarctica. Published in the GEBCO Gazetteer. Adopted as official.-70.3855, 166.6461
Kalyuzhnyy HillHillA hill approximately 145km east of Sturge Island, in the Balleny Islands. Published in the GEBCO Gazetteer. Adopted as official.-67.2967, 168.27
Kkotsin KnollKnollA knoll in the Southern Ocean, approximately 1490km southeast of Campbell Island / Motu Ihupuku. Published in the GEBCO Gazetteer. Adopted as official.-61.6033, -172.4833
Lavaud ValleyValleyA sea valley approximately 110km southeast of Banks Peninsula. Depicted on Banks Chart©, Herzer, 1977. Alteration from Lavaud Sea Valleys (official name by New Zealand Gazette 2015-ln3063).-44.5833, 173.9167
Moeraki CanyonCanyonA canyon incised into the upper continental shelf, approximately 55km northeast of Otago Peninsula. Depicted on Oamaru Chart©, Carter & Carter, 1981. Adopted as official.-45.5, 171.35
North Ritchie TroughTroughA north-south trending trough that has a wide floor, approximately 45km east-southeast of Mahia Peninsula. Depicted on Mahia Chart©, Arron & Lewis, 1991 Adopted as official.-39.3804, 178.3708
Papanui CanyonCanyonA canyon incised into the outer continental shelf and upper continental slope between 20km and 35km offshore from Otago Peninsula. Depicted on Otago Chart©, Carter, 1986. Adopted as official.-45.8716, 171.0805
Pārengarenga CanyonsCanyonsTwo canyons on the upper continental slope, extending north-eastwards from approximately 10km east of North Cape (Otou). Depicted on North Cape Chart©, Mitchell & Eade, 1990. Alteration from the unofficial name, Parengarenga Canyons.-34.3354, 173.3261
Pickersgill RidgeRidgeAn isolated ridge trending northeast-southwest, in Tasman Basin approximately 380km south-southwest of the southwest coast of the South Island. Depicted on Resolution Chart©, van der Linden & Hayes, 1972. Alteration from the unofficial name, Pickersgill Seamount.-46.6693, 161.7374
Scott Island BankBankThe bank feature does not exist. No longer an official undersea feature name (valid by section 35(1)&(2) of the NZGB Act 2008: Provisional Gazetteer, 1958), and so is Discontinued.-67.75, -179.9167
Shirase BankBankA bank in the Ross Sea, Antarctica, offshore from Shirase Coast. Published in the GEBCO Gazetteer. Adopted as official.-76.6667, -158
South Ritchie TroughTroughA north-northeast, south-southwest trending trough that reaches a depth of 1050m, approximately 52km southeast of Mahia Peninsula. Depicted on Mahia Chart©, Arron & Lewis, 1992. Adopted as official.-39.6211, 178.2674
Ssangdungi HillsHillsTwo hills in the Southern Ocean, approximately 40km northeast of Scott Island. Published in the GEBCO Gazetteer. Adopted as official.-67.2683, -179.0517
Terror Fracture ZoneFracture ZoneA northwest-southeast trending fracture zone in the Southern Ocean, approximately 730km northeast of the Balleny Islands. Published in the GEBCO Gazetteer. Adopted as official.-64.511, 178.506
Viti CanyonsCanyonsThree canyons on the upper continental slope, approximately 115 km west-northwest of Cape Egmont. They extend westwards towards the southern end of New Caledonia Trough. Depicted on Cook Chart©, Baldwin & Lewis, 1991. Adopted as official.-38.9726, 172.4458
West Ngātoro KnollsKnollsAn isolated conical knoll that is part of the northernmost group of knolls on the western side of Tauranga Trough. Depicted on Bay of Plenty Chart©, Wright, 1989. Alteration from the unofficial name, West Ngatoro Knoll.-36.9625, 176.8507

 

Notice of Decisions to Approve (62) and Discontinue (1) Undersea Feature Names

Schedule

Approved or Discontinued Undersea Feature NameUndersea Feature TypeDescriptionCoordinates

(latitude, longitude)

Adams BankBankA bank offshore from the Wairarapa coast. Depicted on Palliser Chart©, Mitchell, 1988.-41.3592, 176.0146
Ahuriri RockReefA rock offshore from north Otago. Depicted on Chart NZ 661.-45.5917, 170.7368
Anderson RockReefA rock north of the entrance to Otago Harbour. Depicted on Chart NZ 6612.-45.7565, 170.6996
Ariel BankBankA north-south trending bank on the outer part of the continental shelf approximately 15km offshore from Gisborne. Depicted on Chart NZ 23.-38.6952, 178.3282
Australian ReefReefA reef offshore from the southeast coast of the South Island. Depicted on Chart NZ 66.-46.2717, 169.995
Bristow RockReefA rock north of Enderby Island, Auckland Islands. Depicted on Chart NZ 286.-50.4433, 166.2867
Bristow RockReefA rock in Thompson Sound, Fiordland. Depicted on Chart NZ 7624.-45.2292, 166.985
Cascade CanyonCanyonA short canyon originating off Cascade River, and merging into Waiatoto Canyon, West Coast, South Island. Depicted on West Coast Canyon Chart©, Mackay et al., 2009.-44.0, 168.2
Channel RocksReefRocks in Bluff Harbour. Depicted on Chart NZ 6821.-46.6024, 168.3572
Cheeseman ShoalShoalA shoal in the Kermadec Islands. Depicted on Chart NZ 2225.-30.5426, -178.5692
Cone RockReefA rock south of Kaikoura Peninsula. Depicted on Chart NZ 6212.-42.4317, 173.675
Conway RidgeRidgeA ridge on the outer part of the continental shelf incised by Conway Trough, south of Kaikoura Peninsula. Depicted on Pegasus Chart©, Carter & Herzer, 1983.-42.6791, 173.6571
Conway TroughTroughA steep sided north-south trending depression incised into the continental shelf between 10km and 40km south of Kaikoura Peninsula. Depicted on Pegasus Chart©, Carter & Herzer, 1983.-42.6546, 173.6286
Corinna RocksReefRocks offshore from Port Taranaki. Depicted on Chart NZ 4432.-39.0471, 174.0269
Davey ShoalShoalA shoal in Bluff Harbour. Depicted on Chart NZ 6821.-46.6088, 168.3654
Driver RockReefA rock south of the entrance to Otago Harbour. Depicted on Chart NZ 6612.-45.7718, 170.7317
Duder SpitBankA bank offshore from the east side of Rangitoto Island, at the north end of Rangitoto Channel. Depicted on NZ 5322.-36.7883, 174.8167
Gable RocksReefRocks offshore from the east coast of the North Island. Depicted on Chart NZ 55.-38.5212, 178.311
Gibsons ReefReefA reef northeast of Cape Foulwind, West Coast, South Island. Depicted on NZ 7132.-41.7301, 171.4899
Havre RockReefA rock in the Kermadec Islands. Depicted on Chart NZ 222.-31.289, -178.9132
Honeycomb CanyonsCanyonTwo parallel canyons incised into the continental shelf and slope, and upper continental slope, offshore from the Wairarapa coast. Depicted on Palliser Chart©, Mitchell, 1988.-41.4209, 175.8858
Invercauld RockReefA rock on Auckland Islands Shelf. Depicted on Chart NZ 286.-50.5633, 166.0367
Jackson CanyonCanyonA short canyon originating off of Jackson River, West Coast, South Island. Depicted on West Coast Canyon Chart©, Mackay et al., 2009.-43.8989, 168.4565
Johnson TroughTroughA northeast-southwest aligned trough south of Manawatāwhi / Three Kings Islands. Depicted on Three Kings Coastal Chart©, Mitchell & Eade, 1990.-34.2535, 172.1445
Kawaroa ReefReefA reef offshore from Port Taranaki. Depicted on Chart NZ 4432.-39.0508, 174.0618
Lady Franklin BankBankA bank at the entrance to Kaipara Harbour. Depicted on Chart NZ 4265.-36.355, 174.2083
Macdonald RockReefA rock north of Macauley Island, Kermadec Islands. Depicted on Chart NZ 2225.-30.1883, -178.425
Maungaiti KnollKnollAn isolated knoll northwest of Whakaari / White Island, Bay of Plenty. Depicted on Chart NZ 5423.-37.3604, 177.0062
Middle BankBankA bank at the southern end of Te Aumiti / French Pass. Depicted on Chart NZ 6151.-40.9267, 173.8287
Middle BankBankA bank in Kaipara Harbour. Depicted on Chart NZ 4265.-36.2933, 174.2033
Middle BankBankA bank in Hokianga Harbour. Depicted on Chart NZ 4212.-35.5067, 173.38
Middle ShoalShoalA shoal southeast of Cape Wanbrow, East Coast, South Island. Depicted on Chart NZ 6433.-45.1557, 171.0191
Napper ReefReefA reef offshore from Port Hutt (Whangaroa Harbour), Chatham Island. Depicted on Chart NZ 2685.-43.825, -176.69
Nelson RockReefA rock east of Kawau Island, Northland. Depicted on Chart NZ 5227.-36.4373, 174.888
Nelson RockReefA rock offshore from the southeast coast of Kaikoura Island (Selwyn Island), Northland. Depicted on Chart NZ 5223.-36.1883, 175.3361
Nicholson CanyonCanyonA minor branch of Cook Strait Canyon trending northwest-southeast between the continental shelf offshore from Wellington and Nicholson Bank. Depicted on Palliser Chart©, Mitchell, 1988.-41.4667, 174.8
North BankBankA bank offshore from the north entrance to Manukau Harbour. Depicted on NZ 4314.-37.0517, 174.4717
North West ReefReefA reef northwest of Chatham Island. Depicted on Chart NZ 268.-43.5139, -176.923
Outer ShoalShoalA shoal southeast of Cape Wanbrow, East Coast, South Island. Depicted on Chart NZ 6433.-45.185, 171.0417
Palliser CanyonCanyonA branch of Cook Strait Canyon incised into the continental slope southwest of Cape Palliser or Matakitakiakupe. Depicted on Palliser Chart©, Mitchell, 1988.-41.7023, 175.1551
Pandora BankBankA bank 10km southwest of Cape Maria van Diemen. Depicted on Chart NZ 41.-34.5456, 172.5711
Passage RockReefA rock at the entrance to Port Adventure, Stewart Island / Rakiura. Depicted on Chart NZ 6912.-47.075, 168.205
Passage RocksReefRocks east of Kapiti Island. Depicted on Chart NZ 4631.-40.8751, 174.9213
Pelorus RockReefA rock offshore south of Chetwode Islands, Marlborough Sounds. Depicted on Chart NZ 6152.-40.9048, 174.0865
Peter Ruas ReefReefA reef southeast of Pitt Island, Chatham Islands. Depicted on Chart NZ 268.-44.403, -176.192
Poutama BankBankA bank west of Poutama Island, Titi / Muttonbird Islands. Depicted on Chart NZ 76.-47.2567, 167.2778
Rakiura GapGapA northwest-southeast trending submarine valley at the eastern end of Foveaux Strait between Ruapuke Island and Stewart Island / Rakiura. Depicted on Foveaux Chart©, Mitchell & Garlick, 2001.-46.8333, 168.3
Ranfurly SaddleSaddleA saddle trending in a northeasterly direction on the inner continental shelf, east of East Cape. Depicted on East Cape Chart©, Blackmore, 1996.-37.6347, 178.7408
Return RockReefA rock in Chalky Inlet, Fiordland. Depicted on Chart NZ 7654.-46.0083, 166.5661
Rough RockReefA rock east of Takapuna Head, at the southwest end of Rangitoto Channel. Depicted on Chart NZ 5322.-36.8174, 174.8193
Ruapuke BasinBasinAn enclosed basin at the southeastern end of Foveaux Strait, south of Ruapuke Island. Depicted on Foveaux Chart©, Mitchell & Garlick, 2001.-46.873, 168.5
Sentry ReefReefA reef at the southern entrance to Pitt Strait, south of Chatham Island. Depicted on Chart NZ 268.-44.205, -176.5683
Slains CastleShoalA shoal near the entrance to Kerikeri Inlet, Bay of Islands. Depicted on Chart NZ 5124.-35.1962, 174.0587
South Ahipara BankBankA small bank on the continental shelf, offshore from the southern end of Te Oneroa-a-Tōhē / Ninety Mile Beach. Depicted on Chart NZ 42.-35.1409, 172.901
South BankBankA bank southwest of the entrance to Manukau Harbour. Depicted on Chart NZ 4314.-37.0783, 174.4833
Stawell ShoalShoalA shoal north of Curtis Island, Kermadec Islands. Depicted on Chart NZ 2225.-30.5292, -178.5583
Te Puke te Huri SpitShoalA shoal in Rangaunu Bay, Northland. Depicted on Chart NZ 5113.-34.8678, 173.243
The LureReefA reef in Kaingaroa Harbour, Chatham Island. Depicted on Chart NZ 2685.-43.722, -176.28
Wairarapa CanyonCanyonA branch of Cook Strait Canyon incised into the continental shelf and slope at the western side of Palliser Bay. Depicted on Palliser Chart©, Mitchell, 1988.-41.4667, 174.9667
Wellington RockReefA rock in Whangarei Harbour, adjacent to Whangarei Airport. Depicted on Chart NZ 5215.-35.777, 174.3733
Western ShoalsShoalShoals west of the entrance to Manukau Harbour. Depicted on Chart NZ 4314.-37.0591, 174.4525
Whareama BankBankA bank on the outer continental shelf 17km offshore from the Wairarapa coast. Depicted on Palliser Chart©, Mitchell, 1988.-41.15, 176.2667
William Hamilton ReefReefThe reef feature does not exist. No longer a recorded undersea feature name, and so is Discontinued.-44.3359, -176.0973

 

Notice of Final Determinations on Assigning (6) Official Antarctic Geographic Names

Schedule

Official Assigned Antarctic Geographic NameGeographic Feature TypeDescription

Coordinates

(latitude, longitude)

German GlacierGlacierA glacier at least 25km² between Asquith Bluff and Mount Allen Young, flowing eastwards for approximately 11km into Lennox-King Glacier, at the southern end of Holland Range, Antarctica. Feature depicted on NZMS 166 SU58-62/13 and USGS Reconnaissance SU56-60/15 1:250k topographic maps.-83.47778167.33417
Harrowfield HillHillAn ice-free hill c.95m and approximately 1.7km long north to south, on the south-eastern side of Inexpressible Island, Terra Nova Bay, Victoria Land, Antarctica. Feature depicted on NZMS 166 SS58-60/9 and USGS Reconnaissance SS58-60/9 1:250k topographic maps.-74.89114163.75523
Karl CrestHillA small ice free rock feature at 1572m, rising on the western slope of Mount Bird, 1.7km west of the summit of Mount Bird, Ross Island, Antarctica.  Feature depicted on topographic map AntTopo50-ME13.-77.27429166.67848
McAfee RidgeRidgeA ridge on Mount Terror, Ross Island, Antarctica, which extends for approximately 1.4km southwest-northeast from Ōhau Peak. There is a distinctive curve in the centre of the feature. Feature depicted on topographic map NZ AntTopo50-ME15.-77.485168.72583
Peterman GlacierGlacierA glacier upwards of 14.5km², in Saxby Range, Victoria Land, which flows from west to east for approximately 8km into Tucker Glacier. Feature depicted on NZMS 166 SS 58-60/2 and USGS Reconnaissance 58-60/2 1:250k topographic maps.-72.15517167.70873
Shiraishi PeakPeakA partially ice free peak at 1640m, on a prominent ridge in the Meteorite Hills, south Victoria Land, Antarctica. Feature depicted on topographic map NZ AntTopo50-MM03.-79.67572155.53870

 

Notice of Final Determinations on Altering (10) and Assigning (81) Official Antarctic Geographic Names

Schedule 1 – Altered Names (10)

Official Altered Antarctic Geographic NameGeographic Feature TypeFormer Geographic Name and Authority

Coordinates

(latitude longitude,)

Edlin NévéNévéEdlin Neve. Official name by New Zealand Gazette, 29 May 2009, No. 77, page 1803.-71.16667163.1
Hercules NévéNévéHercules Neve. Official name by New Zealand Gazette, 29 May 2009, No. 77, page 1803.-73.06667165.25
Hukakapo GlacierGlacierHuka kapo Glacier. Official name by New Zealand Gazette, 20 October 2005, No. 177, page 4511.-77.40333160.71667
Lindstrøm PeakPeakLindstrom Peak. Official name by New Zealand Gazette, 29 May 2009, No. 77, page 1803.-86.30549-160.08335
McMurdo StationSiteWilliams Air Operating Facility. Official name by New Zealand Gazette, 11 May 2012, No. 53, page 1477.-77.84496166.66744
Mount CorbatóMountainMount Corbato. Official name by New Zealand Gazette, 29 May 2009, No. 77, page 1803.-85.06325-165.66398
Nødtvedt NunataksNunataksNodtvedt Nunatak. Official name by New Zealand Gazette, 29 May 2009, No. 77, page 1803.-86.53333-162.3
Olson NévéNévéOlsen Neve. Official name by New Zealand Gazette, 29 May 2009, No. 77, page 1803.-82.10373158.03542
Webb NévéNévéWebb Neve. Official name by New Zealand Gazette, 29 May 2009, No. 77, page 1803.-72.7166.3
Worsley IcefallsIcefallsWorsley Ice Falls. Official name by New Zealand Gazette, 29 May 2009, No. 77, page 1803.-82.94312155.00082

 

Schedule 2 – Assigned Names (81)

Official Assigned Antarctic Geographic NameGeographic Feature Type

Coordinates

(latitude, longitude)

Aldi PeakPeak-80.28532154.85965
Alley GlacierGlacier-79.96667158.08333
Aviation IslandsIslands-69.27303158.8007
Benson BluffBluff-80157.95
Berry BastionMountain-80.21756157.18264
Borowski PeakPeak-80.18672159.22297
Bowling Green ColPass-79.66317158.54959
Brandwein NunataksNunataks-80.02972159.91236
Cape Polar StarCape-73.62456169.68418
Cherry SpurSpur-72.8628162.00127
Cohn BluffBluff-80.24667158.52254
Cornwell CornerBluff-80.21667158.98333
Dartmouth PeakPeak-80.20338157.69496
Dromedary PlatformLedge-78.29898163.35063
Dusky LedgeLedge-80.03333156.95
East EgertonPeak-80.82864158.10221
Ebon PondLake-78.17433165.22588
Eilers PeakPeak-80.06503159.48004
Elephant MoraineMoraine-76.31709157.21356
Fault BluffBluff-79.30398157.65942
Ferrell ButtressButtress-79.96063159.05382
Gatson RidgeRidge-79.72022158.84964
Gaussiran GlacierGlacier-80159.16667
Gaylord RidgeRidge-80.03596159.28265
Goorkha CratersCraters-79.75159.56667
Gorgons HeadPeak-79.55639157.49867
Haban SpurSpur-73.30412162.97784
Harbour GlacierGlacier-77.03258162.90348
Haywood PeakPeak-77.49056168.79305
Hidden LakeLake-78.1448163.56211
Hill PeakPeak-77.50619168.75157
Hourihan GlacierGlacier-80.12363158.58568
Icenhower RidgeRidge-80.21007158.58274
Johnson SpirePeak-79.9891159.0095
Kirchner PeakPeak-79.9883159.39083
Lake IuleLake-78.06064163.77053
Lake OidLake-78.06433163.77169
Linnaeus TerraceTerrace-77.59763161.08032
MacAyeal PeakPeak-80.01572159.71851
MacPherson PeakPeak-70.54086159.72788
Medusa PeakPeak-79.64291157.43605
Mercury GlacierGlacier-79.55769157.28847
Minerva GlacierGlacier-79.5892157.34201
Mount AskinMountain-80.17568157.88611
Mount ChalmersMountain-79.32952159.49076
Mount DurnfordMountain-80.96566158.25853
Mount HughesMountain-79.51331157.40477
Mount RainbowMountain-80.90237156.9345
Mount RhoneMountain-79.9848158.78343
Mount RockmoreMountain-80.03465158.17525
Nebraska PeaksPeaks-80.06667159.5
Nepal PeakPeak-79.71755159.59756
Olsen PeakPeak-79.65777155.52732
Operose PeakPeak-80.09618156.24644
Overturn GlacierGlacier-79.88467157.24157
Perseus PeakPeak-79.61676157.33658
Peter CrestHill-79.64639157.95722
Priestley NévéNévé-73.58333160.33333
Prince Edward GlacierGlacier-82.76667159.53333
Purgatory PondLake-78.06937163.83667
Ragotzkie IcefallIcefall-80.05158
Rand PeakPeak-80.10734159.49777
Reckling MoraineMoraine-76.24862158.53322
Reeves NévéNévé-74.41667160
Reeves PlateauPlateau-79.58333158.58333
Rennick NévéNévé-73.16667160.33333
Robertson ButtressButtress-79.92935158.32548
Schoonmaker RidgeRidge-79.65158.83333
Soyuz-13 RockRock-79.66837159.17698
Soyuz-17 CliffCliff-79.53034159.79345
Soyuz-18 RockRock-79.65566159.42022
Starbuck CirqueCirque-79.55157.23333
Sternberg PeakPeak-80.06559159.63111
The BoilNunatak-74.14924161.56137
The ColosseumCirque-79.7821156.39279
The PalisadesCliffs-82.83333159.16667
Three NunataksNunataks-80.06432154.84688
Waldrip LedgeLedge-79.95157.71667
Warburton LedgeLedge-80.22289157.8145
Ward TowerMountain-80.102158.54775
Whiting PeakPeak-80.02641159.47762

 

Corrigendum - List of Place-names approved by the Honorary Geographic Board of New Zealand (1) (took effect 24 May 2018)

in the notice with the above heading, published in the New Zealand Gazette, 29 July 1948, No. 42, page 939:

  • for Oanaka (lake) delete the whole row.

 

Corrigendum - Notice of Final Decision to Assign Place Names in the Ross Dependency Area, Antarctica (2) (took effect 24 May 2018)

in the notice with the above heading, published in the New Zealand Gazette, 10 May 2001, No. 48, page 1094:

  • for Helo Cliffs replace “77º30´S, 167º09´E” with “77.5063°S, 167.17768°E”, and
  • for Sheppard Crater replace “77º48´S, 166º50´E” with “77.80519°S, 166.84170°E”.

 

Corrigendum - Notice of Final Decisions to Assign Place Names in the Ross Sea Region, Antarctica (1) (took effect 24 May 2018)

in the notice with the above heading, published in the New Zealand Gazette, 22 June 2006, No. 63, page 1516:

  • for Harbour Glacier Tongue replace “77º01'S Latitude, 162º57'E Longitude” with “77.02045°S, 162.91689°E”.

 

Corrigendum - LAND INFORMATION (11) (took effect 24 May 2018)

in the notice with the above heading, published in the New Zealand Gazette, 29 May 2009, No. 77, page 1803:

  • For Battleship replace “Battleship” with “Battleship Promontory” and replace “76°55’00”S 160°55’00”W” with “76.90751°S 160.93665°E”, and
  • For Grimes Ridge replace Grimes Ridge “79°12’00”S 84°22’00”W” with “74.63351°S 110.50025°W”, and
  • For Hall Peak delete the whole row
  • For Hind Turret Peak replace “Hind Turret Peak” with “Hind Turret” and replace “77°38’00”S 161°37’00”E” with “77.63215°S 161.62953°E”, and
  • For Iceberg Bank replace “76°25’00”S 168°15’00”E” with “76.41667°S 163.25°E”, and
  • For Jeffrey Head replace “Jeffrey Head” with “Jeffery Head” and replace “74°33’00”S 111°54’00”W” with “74.54415°S 111.88587°W”, and
  • For Mount Lawrence replace “Mount Lawrence” with “Lawrence Peaks” and replace “Mountain” with “Range”, and
  • For Lawson Nunataks replace “67°56’53”S 62°50’46”E” with “70.78333°S 159.75°E”, and
  • For Lee Nunatak replace “70°27’40”S 65°56’08”E” with “71.00884°S 159.97076°E”, and
  • For Smitch Point replace “74°64’00”S 163°45’00”E” with “74.89749°S 163.76107°E”, and
  • For Stewart Hills replace “Stewart Hills” with “Stewart Heights”.

 

Corrigendum - Notice of Valid Antarctic Names (25) (took effect 24 May 2018)

in the notice with the above heading, published in the New Zealand Gazette, 11 May 2012, No. 53, page 1477:

  • For Baldwin Glacier replace “85°06’S 177°10’E” with “85.07912°S 177.75132°W”, and
  • For Breached Cone delete the whole row, and
  • For Clarke Glacier replace “75°24’S 162°05’E” with “75.56838°S 162.14336°E”, and
  • For David Cauldron replace “Peak” with “Icefalls” and “75°20’S 160°50’E” with “75.31963°S 160.84476°E”, and
  • For Discovery Inlet replace “Inlet” with “Historic Antarctic”, and
  • For Don Pedro Christophersen Mount replace “Don Pedro Christophersen Mount” with “Mount Don Pedro Christophersen” and replace “85°32’S 165°47’W” with “85.52554°S 165.7392°W”, and
  • For DUrville Wall replace “DUrville Wall” with “D’Urville Wall”, and
  • For Dyke Mountain delete the whole row, and
  • For Exposure Hills replace “Exposure Hills” with “Exposure Hill” and replace “Hills” with “Hill” and replace “73°32’S 162°43’E” with “73.54107°S 162.71391°E”, and
  • For Geikie Glacier replace “Geikie Glacier” with “Geikie Inlet” and replace “75°33’S 163°00’E” with “75.47618°S 162.97853°E”, and
  • For James Ross Island delete the whole row, and
  • For Lands End replace “Point” with “Place” and replace “77°38’38.814”S 166°32’36.610”E” with “77.63941°S 166.5196°E”, and
  • For Lowery Glacier replace “82°35’S 162°15’E” with “82.94648°S 163.74663°E”, and
  • For Mount Beck delete the whole row, and
  • For Mount Fridtjof Nanson replace “Mount Fridtjof Nanson” with “Mount Fridtjof Nansen” and replace “85°21’S 167°33’W” with “85.34681°S 167.55628°W”, and
  • For Mount Helen Washington replace “Mount Helen Washington” with “Washington Ridge” and replace “Mountain” with “Ridge” and replace “78°05’S 155°15’W” with “78.11789°S 155.19626°W”, and
  • For Mount Kostka replace “70°42’S 164°49’E” with “70.69648°S 164.81482°E”, and
  • For Névé Nunatak replace “78°17’56.414”S 161°00’06.061”E” with “78.28235°S 160.80445°E”, and
  • For Pennell Bank delete the whole row, and
  • For Pillar replace “77°34’47.292”S 166°17’05.069”E” with “77.5803°S 166.25032°E”, and
  • For Sequence Hill replace “Sequence Hill” with “Sequence Hills”, and
  • For Slickenside Face replace “77°40’S 106°44’E” with “77.66635°S 166.78127°E”, and
  • For The Decanter replace “Mountain” with “Rock” and replace “77°41’30.733”S 166°22’58.093”E” with “77.69093°S 166.37787°E”, and
  • For Three Sisters Cone replace “Three Sisters Cone” with “Three Sisters Cones” and replace “Peak” with “Peaks”, and
  • For Tryggve Point replace “77°39’38.525”S 166°42’18.890”E” with “77.65677°S 166.72741°E”.

 

Validation Notice of (262) Antarctic Names

Schedule

Antarctic NameGeographic Feature TypeLatitudeLongitude
Acarospora PeakPeak-86.33748-148.44893
Ackroyd PointPoint-70.76667166.78333
All-Blacks NunataksNunataks-81.45603155.77927
Alligator PeakPeak-78.46374158.76383
Alligator RidgeRidge-78.4549158.77365
Allowitz PeakPeak-71.13464167.64235
Ambalada PeakPeak-75.95618158.3846
Anare PassPass-71.21667166.61667
Anderson PeninsulaPeninsula-69.8160.21667
Andersson RidgeRidge-74.72975162.63207
Anderton GlacierGlacier-74.66131162.39176
Argo GlacierGlacier-83.40349157.23401
Argosy GlacierGlacier-83.15629157.06594
Arrowhead NunatakNunatak-82.56409157.39677
Ascent GlacierGlacier-83.24888156.38077
Astakhov GlacierGlacier-70.78748163.25053
Astro GlacierGlacier-82.92663156.9411
Aviator Glacier TongueGlacier Tongue-74165.83333
Axthelm RidgeRidge-69.57591159.07655
Baker RocksRocks-74.23333164.75
Barber GlacierGlacier-70.45397162.69742
Bartlett BenchLedge-86.4-152.3
Bates PointPoint-70.70817166.7936
Benson KnobHill-75.75295159.28741
Bier PointPoint-74.16857164.14510
Blank PeaksRange-79.75158.75
Bobby RocksRocks-75.81019159.19974
Boomerang RangeRange-78.5158.75
Bridwell PeakPeak-71.93908166.46499
Brimstone PeakPeak-75.80807158.54975
Bucknell RidgeRidge-79.96572158.65555
Burns GlacierGlacier-73.95164.25
Burrage DomeHill-75.55161.08333
Burt RocksRocks-69.58966159.15775
Byrd GlacierGlacier-80.50605157.28865
Calfee NunatakNunatak-74.31374161.69349
Campbell Glacier TongueGlacier Tongue-74.6164.4
Cantrell PeakPeak-71.1914165.23068
Cape RussellCape-74.89881163.91087
Carnein GlacierGlacier-74.65321162.90861
Carnes CragCliff-71.45892162.69233
Chandler IslandIsland-77.35-153.16667
Church GlacierGlacier-71.85167.56667
Church RidgeRidge-71.82188167.69215
Cinderella NunatakNunatak-81.58241154.86017
Clausnitzer GlacierGlacier-74.05644164.62568
Cobham RangeRange-82.3159
Cooper SpurSpur-70.62703165.04529
Cranfield IcefallsIcefalls-79.94527158.81179
Crawford GlacierGlacier-70.88333163.21667
Crescent StreamStream-77.62028163.18473
Darwin NévéNévé-79.5155
Davis GlacierGlacier-75.80577161.95767
Deception GlacierGlacier-78.55158.55
Deep Freeze RangeRange-74.11025163.20286
DeRemer NunataksNunataks-69.75158.15
Douglas GapPass-71.08333167.73333
Drabek PeakPeak-71.0888166.60997
Dusky RidgeRidge-80.09643157.03836
Edmonson PointPoint-74.33333165.13333
Eisenhower RangeRange-74.25162.25
Elsner RidgeRidge-71.78333167.35
Escalade PeakPeak-78.63201159.38435
Evans HeightsRange-75.09888161.52756
Everett SpurSpur-71.06915164.4679
Fergusson GlacierGlacier-69.65326159.06319
Fleming HeadHeadland-75.15772162.63662
Fortenberry GlacierGlacier-70.84289166.95825
Gadsden PeaksPeaks-71.64528167.40611
Gambone PeakPeak-71.75302164.23297
Gannutz GlacierGlacier-70.44323162.20907
Gary PeaksPeaks-70.90878162.58949
Geologists RangeRange-82.5155.5
George GlacierGlacier-70.71342164.37557
Gerard BluffsBluffs-83.59999157.28342
Gerry GlacierGlacier-77.4-152.08333
Gillett Ice ShelfIce Shelf-69.58333159.7
Goodman HillsRange-69.45158.71667
Gothic MountainsRange-86.04528-149.07801
Gray RockRock-74.68542163.28323
Griffith RidgeRidge-71.36349164.38985
Grigg PeakPeak-71.43141167.16043
Half Dome NunatakNunatak-82.45427159.20906
Halverson PeakPeak-71.79127164.72775
Harrow PeaksRange-74.06667164.75
Hayes HeadHeadland-74.02262165.27319
Hedgpeth HeightsHeights-71.11667167.5
Heth RidgeRidge-69.97269159.77926
Hicks RidgeRidge-71.14095162.66613
Hollingsworth GlacierGlacier-75.60411159.71369
Horne GlacierGlacier-71.25987165.00055
Hoshko GlacierGlacier-71.80747163.42419
Howard HeightsHeights-77.45-151.66667
Howard PeaksPeaks-74.2625163.71715
Hughes BluffBluff-75.4162.2
Hughes IslandIsland-70.72204167.65453
Hunter GlacierGlacier-71.71594163.13255
Irwin GlacierGlacier-71.12509163.37276
Jezek GlacierGlacier-77.98541162.20465
Knight NunatakNunatak-69.3874158.8601
Kohler HeadHeadland-75.80866162.85983
Kon-Tiki NunatakNunatak-82.55159.86667
Lands End NunataksNunataks-83.71667172.61667
Lange PeakPeak-71.56575167.70216
Lann GlacierGlacier-71.25167.9
Lashly GlacierGlacier-77.90646159.85178
Lewandowski PointPoint-75.59553162.22501
Linder GlacierGlacier-71.66384163.05818
Littleblack NunataksNunataks-81.5523156.40219
Lonewolf NunataksNunataks-81.33501152.92028
Lookout DomeHill-83.05506156.47835
Lowry BluffBluff-74.37968163.30688
Lyttelton PeakPeak-82.31045158.9534
Markinsenis PeakPeak-71.59089164.48161
Marsh GlacierGlacier-83.2676158.68056
Martin NunataksNunataks-74.94085158.75493
Matthews RidgeRidge-70.95027167.06625
McCann GlacierGlacier-71.5277164.3407
McCarthy RidgeRidge-74.61667163.05
McDaniel NunatakNunatak-75.8161.8
McElroy GlacierGlacier-70.95454166.96755
McKenzie NunatakNunatak-71.23253163.40008
Miller NunatakNunatak-74.42479164.25301
Miller RangeRange-83.25157
Mills PeakPeak-74.2386163.89801
Molar MassifMassif-71.58511163.7068
Montigny GlacierGlacier-71.06933163.30541
Morris BasinBasin-75.65159.15
Mount ArmagostMountain-71.64023166.00435
Mount AyresMountain-79.34169156.48819
Mount BernsteinMountain-71.60896163.12082
Mount BierleMountain-71.49676167.30383
Mount BorgstromMountain-74.27653162.87695
Mount BrookeMountain-76.82022159.90555
Mount CalvinMountain-71.27621165.09455
Mount CantelloMountain-70.87093163.10925
Mount ConradMountain-69.42355158.76747
Mount CreanMountain-77.8742159.53084
Mount DraegerMountain-71.1543163.89702
Mount EmisonMountain-74.1994163.73726
Mount FearonMountain-75.09641161.70052
Mount FentonMountain-74.33367161.90264
Mount FreedMountain-71.49071164.33034
Mount FrishmanMountain-71.3287166.93081
Mount FyfeMountain-82.52132155.16431
Mount GaberleinMountain-75.05833162.06535
Mount GranholmMountain-71.56954167.30594
Mount GunnerMountain-83.52358169.63736
Mount HagerMountain-70.88036162.78702
Mount HoskinsMountain-81.83727159.04568
Mount HotineMountain-81.71507159.95397
Mount JamrogaMountain-71.32826163.10678
Mount JanetschekMountain-74.89489162.27793
Mount KeinathMountain-74.53231163.96685
Mount KeithMountain-70.88927163.3168
Mount LeRescheMountain-71.51035166.27733
Mount LindleyMountain-81.76749159.12247
Mount LugeringMountain-71.69448162.96031
Mount MallisMountain-75.66442160.8139
Mount MangerMountain-77.48924-153.25494
Mount MassellMountain-72.48982163.34976
Mount MathewMountain-81.68373159.94031
Mount MatthiasMountain-71.21047164.68412
Mount MatzMountain-74.69247162.27166
Mount McGeeMountain-74.0449164.56095
Mount McKerrowMountain-81.7481159.79488
Mount MeisterMountain-74.24121162.7852
Mount MulachMountain-71.11785164.05553
Mount NederMountain-71.02722167.65891
Mount PittardMountain-71.5074166.89903
Mount ReginaMountain-71.45606165.75642
Mount SchaeferMountain-71.36452166.38494
Mount SeitzMountain-71.70864166.08855
Mount SheltonMountain-71.68522166.80098
Mount ShuteMountain-71.83472165.7924
Mount StephenMountain-75.7002161.72293
Mount StiererMountain-75.09301162.14266
Mount VerhageMountain-71.38695163.70271
Mulgrew NunatakNunatak-79.63333157.93333
Mulock GlacierGlacier-79160
Nash RidgeRidge-74.28333163
Novosad IslandIsland-70.69636167.49526
Odell GlacierGlacier-76.73333159.91667
O'Hara GlacierGlacier-70.84776166.70446
O'Kane GlacierGlacier-74.35063162.8603
Olson IslandIsland-77.22271-153.15957
Olson NunatakNunatak-74.91667162.46667
Orr GlacierGlacier-71.6162.86667
Orr IslandIsland-77.63333-149.6
Orr PeakPeak-83.47876157.89624
Outpost NunataksNunataks-75.83333158.2
Pape RockRock-75.53788159.05485
Peneplain PeakPeak-83.8418167.02554
Peterson BluffCliff-71.14197165.89675
Pilon PeakPeak-71.23767164.94154
Pinckard TablePlateau-74.02427164.06107
Portal MountainMountain-78.10281159.15335
Possession IslandIsland-71.89387171.18231
Prospect MesaMesa-77.52039161.91234
Quam HeightsHeights-71.05167.8
Rastorfer GlacierGlacier-71.77311167.10894
Redmond BluffCliff-71.13045167.03327
Reed NunataksNunataks-74.82208161.97909
Reeves PeninsulaPeninsula-77.4-152.33333
Reilly RidgeRidge-71.53333163.3
Rhodes HeadHeadland-74.70369163.04316
Richardson HillHill-79.79333156.68662
Richter GlacierGlacier-77.16667-155.41667
Ricker HillsHills-75.68333159.16667
Ringer GlacierGlacier-77.23963161.91740
Robert Falcon Scott LandHistoric Antarctic-78.5-153
Robertson GlacierGlacier-71.03424165.40881
Rosenau HeadHeadland-70.47275162.75975
Rowles GlacierGlacier-71.28333167.65
Sawyer NunatakNunatak-75.73816161.83559
Scharon BluffBluff-70.95825167.40227
Sentry RocksRocks-70.75477167.40632
Shafer PeakPeak-74.01151162.59238
Sharks ToothRock-76.02919159.65081
Shepard CliffCliff-74.13992161.14127
Sheppard RocksRocks-75.61667158.63333
Shomo RockRock-75.57719159.1448
Simpson CragsCliffs-74.40959162.79198
Skua GlacierGlacier-82.91667157.66667
Smith HeightsRange-79.86413157.25729
Smithson GlacierGlacier-71.25163.86667
Sneddon NunataksNunataks-77.27981-153.75954
Snowshoe PassPass-83.05157.6
Sorensen PeakPeak-71.72665167.81098
Starr NunatakNunatak-75.9162.58333
Stewart GlacierGlacier-77.51023-151.57252
Stuhlinger Ice PiedmontIce Piedmont-70.36667162.5
Surgeon IslandIsland-70.65823167.00276
Tenaza PeakPeak-71.08371167.39558
Tent RockRock-75.70317158.54674
Terminal PeakPeak-75.8951158.38909
The PortalPass-78.03333159.75
The RingerMoraine-77.22058162.06570
Thern PromontoryLedge-74.54677162.1454
Thomas RockRock-75.69392158.60629
Thompson MountainMountain-81.83049159.83349
Thwaites Glacier TongueGlacier Tongue-75.00512-106.83338
Tinker Glacier TongueGlacier Tongue-74.1165.03333
Tomovick NunatakNunatak-74.97394161.84412
Trio NunataksNunataks-75.5159.7
Turnstile RidgeRidge-79.82321154.61227
Turret NunatakNunatak-82.42914158.04745
Unger IslandIsland-70.68314166.92197
Varney NunatakNunatak-75.9365162.51782
Von Guerard StreamStream-77.61274163.25740
Wallabies NunataksNunataks-81.2156.33333
Walsh GlacierGlacier-69.55158.75
Webber IslandIsland-77.28333-153.08333
Weeder RockRock-70.38529162.03687
Westhaven NunatakNunatak-79.85154.23333
Wetmore PeakPeak-71.47048167.59944
White IslandsIslands-77.28333-153.16667
Whited InletInlet-69.83333160.13333
Whitmer PeninsulaPeninsula-75.83333162.75
Willows NunatakNunatak-74.48608165.29067
Wood RidgeRidge-74163.75
Woodberry GlacierGlacier-75.07828161.61397
Last Updated: 24 May 2018