Avery Plateau (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Avery Plateau (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Plateau
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:
ice-covered plateau rising to c.2000m between Loubet Coast and Foyn Coast, and extending from the heads of Erskine and Gould glaciers in the NE to the heads of Finsterwalder and Demorest glaciers in the SW, was probably sighted by Biscoe in the brig Thula in February 1832, and again by FAE, 1908-10, in 1909; following survey by FIDS from Stonington Island , 1946-47, named after Capt. George Avery, Master of the cutter Lively (Lively Point, q.v.) in company with Thula, the name referring only to the central part of the feature as now defined (APC, 1955, p.4; DCS 601 sheet 66 64, 1955; BA chart 3570, 21.ix.1957); following re-survey by FIDS from Detaille Island in 1957, redefined as above (APC, 1959a, p.4; BAS sheet Misc. 2, 1981). Plato Eyveri (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 24). Meseta Avery (Argentina. AA, 1991 p.4)
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