Name details

Adelaide

Adelaide (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Adelaide  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107446

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

BAS station at S point of Adelaide Island, was established on 3 February 1961 and closed on 1 March 1977; originally referred to as Base T or Adelaide Island (SPRI, 1962b, p.54) but later named Adelaide (APC, 1962, p.3; DOS 813, British Antarctic Territory sheet, ix.1963). Adelaide Base (BA, 1963, p. 30). Adeleyd-Ayland (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 24). The Chilean station Teniente Carvajal was established here in January 1985, the former BAS station having been taken over by Chile.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 46' 00.0" S
- 67.76667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 55' 00.0" W
- 68.91667°
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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:
7-Jun-1962

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