Name details

Downham Peak

Downham Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Downham Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108555

Feature type: Peak

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 on S side of Sjögren Glacier Tongue, Trinity Peninsula, following survey by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1960-61, was named after Noel Yorston Downham (b. 1934), FIDS general assistant, "Admiralty Bay", 1960-61, "Hope Bay", 1961-62, who took part in the survey; Base Leader, "Hope Bay", 1963-64, "Stonington Island", 1964-65 (APC, 1964, p.3; BAS 250 sheet SQ 21-22/1 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1974).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 17' 00.0" S
- 64.28333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 52' 00.0" W
- 58.86667°
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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:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
12-Feb-1964

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