Herschel Heights (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Herschel Heights (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Heights
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. 1020m and including Mimas Peak (q.v.), W of Saturn Glacier, Alexander Island, were surveyed by BAS from "Fossil Bluff", 1961-73; in association with the glacier, named after Sir Frederick William Herschel (1738-1822), who discovered Enceladus (Enceladus Nunataks, q.v.) and Mimas, satellites of Saturn; father of Sir J.F.W. Herschel (Cape Herschel, q.v.) (APC, 1975, p.4; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/13, 2-DOS 1984).
No images of this place could be found.