Hadley Upland (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Hadley 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:
running NE-SW and rising to 2310m SE of Rymill Bay, Fallières Coast, bounded to NW by Remus and Martin glaciers, to N by Snowshoe Glacier, to NE by Gibbs Glacier, and to S by Lammers Glacier and Windy Valley, and including Mount Cortes and Mount Medina. The existence of this upland was known to USAS, a sledge party from which skirted it on its E side. The upland was surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island", on its NW side, in 1948-50 and, on its S and NE sides, in December 1958; in association with the names of pioneers of navigation grouped in this area, named after John Hadley (1682-1744), English mathematician who, at the same time as T. Godfrey (Godfrey Upland, q.v.), independently invented the quadrant (forerunner of the sextant) in 1730-31 (APC, 1962, p.15; DOS 610 sheet W 68 66, 1963).
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