Bowditch Crests (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Bowditch Crests (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: None recorded.
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:
rising to 1670m, SW of Periphery Point, Bowman Coast, were photographed from the air by Ellsworth on 21 and 23 November 1935 (Joerg, 1936, Figs 2, 3 and 4, p.456); surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in December 1958; in association with the names of pioneers of navigation grouped in this area, named after Nathaniel Bowditch (1773-1838), American astronomer and mathematician; author of The new American practical navigator (1801), setting out the practical results of theoretical considerations and many times reprinted (APC, 1962, p.6; DOS 610 sheet W 68 64, 1963).
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