Name details

Handel Ice Piedmont

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109189

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

between Haydn Inlet and Schubert Inlet, W Alexander Island, on E side of Wilkins Ice Shelf, was photographed from the air by RARE in December 1947 and mapped from air photographs by FIDS in 1959; in association with names of other composers in this area, named after George Frederick Handel (1685-1759), German composer ([in 70 20'S 71 00'W] APC, 1961, p.3; DOS 710 sheet 14, 1963; [co-ordinates corrected from USLANDSAT imagery of January 1975] APC, 1977, p.16; BAS 250P sheets SR 19-20/9, 1-DOS 1978 and 2-DOS 1982). Lednik Gendelya (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.24).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
70° 35' 00.0" S
- 70.58333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
70° 50' 00.0" W
- 70.83333°
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:
2-Mar-1961

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