Name details

Achæan Range

Achæan Range (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Achæan Range  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107435

Feature type: Range

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

extending 25km SW from Lapeyrère Bay, Anvers Island, rising to 2570m at Mount Agamemnon and including also, from N to S, Mount Nestor, Mount Achilles and Mount Helen, was surveyed by FIDS from Arthur Harbour in 1955; photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and so named in association with Trojan Range (q.v.) and other names from Homer's Iliad in this area (APC, 1958, p.4; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Features in this range are named after individual Achæans.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 30' 00.0" S
- 64.50000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 38' 00.0" W
- 63.63333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
4-Sep-1957

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