Godfrey Upland (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Godfrey Upland (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Plateau
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:
rising to c. 1750m, between Lammers Glacier to N and Clarke Glacier to S and between Meridian Glacier to W and Cole Glacier to E, Fallières Coast, was skirted on its W and N sides by a USAS field party in January 1941 (Ronne, 1945, p.20-21); partially photographed from the air by RARE, 27 November 1947; surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1958-60; in association with the names of pioneers of navigation grouped in this area, named after Thomas Godfrey (1704-49), American glass-worker and mathematician who, at the same time as J.Hadley (Hadley Upland, q.v.), independently invented the quadrant (forerunner of the sextant) in 1730 (APC, 1962, p.14; DOS 610 sheet W 68 66, 1963).
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