Name details

Gemel Peaks

Gemel Peaks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Gemel Peaks  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108995

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 c. 100m on Fildes Peninsula, King George Island, were charted by DI in 1935 and named Twin Peak (Nelson and others, chart, 1935b) or Twin Peaks (Nelson and others chart 1935c; BA chart 1774, 9.vii.1948; APC, 1955, p.10); following air photography by FIDASE in 1956, renamed Gemel Peaks, gemel being a descriptive word meaning twin (APC, 1960, p.4; DOS 610 sheet W 62 58, 1968). Gemmel Picos (Brazil. PenĂ­nsula Fildes map, 1984)

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 11' 42.1" S
- 62.19503°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 59' 36.2" W
- 58.99339°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

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:
23-Sep-1960

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