Name details

Ameghino Gully

Ameghino Gully (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Ameghino Gully  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107501

Feature type: Gully

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

Gully extending E-W through outcrops on W side of Longing Peninsula, Nordenskjöld Coast. Geological type locality for the Ameghino Member, Nordenskjöld Formation (Upper Jurassic), and the most important of several gullies in the area. The name derives from the Argentine Refugio Ameghino, situated nearby, and named after Florentino Ameghino (1854-1911), Argentine geologist and anthropologist; Director, Museum of Natural History, Buenos Aires, 1902-11 (GBR gaz. 1993).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 27' 00.0" S
- 64.45000°
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Longitude:
58° 58' 00.0" W
- 58.96667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
13-May-1991

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