Name details

Gargoyle Bastion

Gargoyle Bastion (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Gargoyle Bastion  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108971

Feature type: Buttress

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 above adjacent cliffs to approx. 60 m.a.s.l., rocky headland with sub-vertical cliff faces to seaward and flanked to N and S by rock cliffs, including Morton Cliffs, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. Named after the mythical Gargoyle, a dragon-monster. (APC, 1997).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 27' 59.2" S
- 62.46644°
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Longitude:
60° 08' 21.5" W
- 60.13931°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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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:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
12-Dec-1997

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