Name details

Achilles Heel

Achilles Heel (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Achilles Heel  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107436

Feature type: None recorded.

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

rising to 915m from the col between Mount Achilles and Mount Helen, Ach├Žan Range, Anvers Island, was surveyed by FIDS from Arthur Harbour in 1955; named from its position in relation to Mount Achilles (q.v.) (APC, 1958, p.4; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959).

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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