Name details

Blanchard Ridge

Blanchard Ridge (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Blanchard Ridge  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107837

Feature type: Ridge

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 535m, N of Wiggins Glacier, Graham Coast, was roughly mapped by FAE, 1908-10, in 1909 and named Sommet Blanchard, after M. Blanchard, then French Consul at Punta Arenas and a shareholder in the Sociedad Ballenera de Magallanes, which helped the expedition (Charcot, 1910, p.25; 1912, Pl. 4). Blanchard Peak (USHO, 1943, p.139). Cerro Blanchard (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). Blanchard Ridge (USBGN, 1951, p.10; APC, 1959a, p.4; BA chart 3572, 12.viii.1960). Mount Blanchard (USHO, 1956, p.30). The feature was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 13' 00.0" S
- 65.21667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 08' 00.0" W
- 64.13333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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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-Jul-1959

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