Name details

Brown Bluff

Brown Bluff (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Brown Bluff  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107975

Feature type: Bluff

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

on Antarctic Sound forming highest point (c. 720m) of Tabarin Peninsula, Trinity Peninsula. The name Cabo Hope, in association with Hope Bay (q.v.), possibly referred to this feature (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map). Following survey by FIDS from Hope Bay in March 1946, the feature was named Brown Bluff from the reddish brown rock on the N face (APC, 1955, p.6; BA, 1963, p.6; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/14, 1-DOS 1973). Cerro Bardas Coloradas [=red walls hill] (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter B).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 32' 00.0" S
- 63.53333°
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Longitude:
56° 55' 00.0" W
- 56.91667°
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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:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
21-Nov-1949

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