Name details

Herbert Plateau

Herbert Plateau (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Herbert Plateau  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109280

Feature type: Plateau

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

S of Hughes Bay and E of Charlotte Bay, Danco Coast, running NE-SW between The Catwalk and The Waist, and rising to c. 1950m, was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in November 1957; named after Walter William ("Wally") Herbert (b. 1934), FIDS assistant surveyor, "Hope Bay", 1956-58, who with L. Rice (Rice Bastion, q.v.) and others made the first survey sledge journey from Hope Bay to Reclus Peninsula via Detroit Plateau, this plateau and Foster Plateau; surveyor, NZ Antarctic Expedition, 1960-62; Leader, British Trans-Arctic Expedition, 1968-69, which made the first surface crossing of the Arctic Ocean from Point Barrow to Vesle TavleĆøya, Svalbard (APC, 1960, p.4; BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/3, 1-DOS 1974). The plateau was photographed from the air by USN, 1968-69.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 32' 00.0" S
- 64.53333°
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Longitude:
61° 13' 00.0" W
- 61.21667°
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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:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Sep-1960

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