Name details

The Amphitheatre

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107505

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

cirque at head of Northeast Glacier, Fallières Coast, following survey by FIDS in 1946 was named from its shape (APC, 1955, p.4; DCS 601 sheet 6866, 1955). Refugio Chacabuco , Argentine refuge established 21 November 1956 on S side of this feature and so called after the battle against the Spaniards in 1817 (Pierrou, 1970, p.281).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 05' 00.0" S
- 68.08333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
66° 33' 00.0" W
- 66.55000°
Unknown precision
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:
31-Mar-1955

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