Name details

Horsa, Nunataks

Horsa, Nunataks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Horsa, Nunataks  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Chile Gazetteer Id 105702

Feature type: Nunatak (2b)

Origin

This name originates from Chile. It is part of the Chile Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Fueron vistos, primero y fotografiados desde el aire en los años 1936 y 1937, por el BGLE, al mando del comandante John Rymill. Levantados en el terreno en 1948 por el FIDS. Los nombres para estos nunataks y para aquel aislado al S, es por los hermanos, jefes Hengist y Horsa, quienes dirigieron el primer grupo de sajones que se estableció en Inglaterra el siglo V. Grupo aislado de unos cinco nunataks parcialmente cubiertos de nieve de 610 metros de altura, los que se levantan a 14 millas al N del monte Calais en la región NE de la isla Alejandro I.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 56' 00.0" S
- 68.93333°
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Longitude:
70° 18' 00.0" W
- 70.30000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

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Date approved:
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