Name details

Debussy Heights

Debussy Heights (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Debussy Heights  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108458

Feature type: Heights

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 1 300m (at Ravel Peak) E of Mozart Ice Piedmont, N Alexander Island, after map compilation by FIDS in 1959 from air photographs taken by RARE in 1947, were named after Claude Achille Debussy (1862-1918), French composer, in association with the names of other composers in this area ([in 69°44'S 71°17'W] APC, 1961, p.2; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; Searle, 1963, Pl. 1 and end map; [co-ordinates corrected from USLANDSAT imagery of February 1975] APC, 1977, p.10; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/5 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 53' 00.0" S
- 69.88333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
71° 23' 00.0" W
- 71.38333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
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:
2-Mar-1961

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