Name details

Davies Dome

Davies Dome (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Davies Dome  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108438

Feature type: Dome

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 c. 400m south-east of Stoneley Point, James Ross Island. The rock walls around this ice dome contain important exposures of volcanic rocks with an unusual joint pattern (Kubbaberg type). Named after Gwion ("Taff") Davies (1917-2005), general assistant on Operation "Tabarin"; Port Lockroy, 1944-45, and Hope Bay, 1945-46.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 53' 00.0" S
- 63.88333°
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Longitude:
58° 03' 00.0" W
- 58.05000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
15-Feb-1988

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