Name details

Fuchs Ice Piedmont

Fuchs Ice Piedmont (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Fuchs Ice Piedmont  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108934

Feature type: Piedmont

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 side of Adelaide Island, was roughly mapped by FAE, 1908-10, in January 1909 (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 2); further surveyed in part by FIDS from "Stonington Island" and photographed from the air by RARE, 1947-48; named after Dr V.E. (later Sir Vivian) Fuchs (Fuchs Dome, q.v.) (APC, 1955, p.10; USHO chart V30-SP6, 1959; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978); rephotographed from the air by BAS in 1963.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 14' 00.0" S
- 67.23333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 40' 00.0" W
- 68.66667°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Mar-1955

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