Name details

Flat Top Peninsula

Flat Top Peninsula (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Flat Top Peninsula  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108832

Feature type: Peninsula

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

W coast of Fildes Peninsula, King George Island, was roughly charted by nineteenth-century sealers and called descriptively Tableland (Goddard, chart [1821]). Table Land (BA, 1930, p. 60). The feature was recharted by DI in 1935 and named Flat Top Peninsula (Nelson and others, chart, 1935b; BA chart 1774, 9.vii.1948; APC, 1955, p.10; DOS 610 sheet W 62 58, 1968). Flat-Top Peninsula (Nelson and others, chart, 1935c; BA, 1942, p.40). Península Flat Top (Argentina. MM chart 104, 1949). The feature was incorrectly mapped as an island by FIDS from "Admiralty Bay" in 1949. Flat Top Island (Hattersley-Smith, 1951, p.72 and map p.69). Monte Plano [=flat mountain] (Chile. DNH chart L, 1951). Morro Plano [=flat hill] (Chile. DNH chart L, 1951; IHA, 1974, p.228). Península Morro Chato [translation of English name] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.200; Pierrou, 1970, p.533). The peninsula was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS, 1956-59. Península Morro Plano (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.81; IHA, 1974, p.204). Morro Chato Flat Top) Peninsula (Schauer and Fourcade, 1964, p.487). Mys Zherlovyy [=cape crater] (Grikurov and Polyakov, 1968, map p.18). Cape Zherlovyy (Grikurov and Polyakov, 1971, map p.190). Poluostrov Flet-Top (Govorukha and Simonov, 1973a, map p. 10). Skala Flet-Top (Simonov, 1975, map p. 130). Flat-Top Rock (Simonov, 1977, map p.224). Península Flat Top (Brazil. Península Fildes map, 1984).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 12' 32.1" S
- 62.20892°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
59° 01' 33.5" W
- 59.02597°
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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:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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