Name details

Horse Bluff

Horse Bluff (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Horse Bluff  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109383

Feature type: Bluff

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 Ryder Glacier and McArthur Glacier, George VI Sound, following surveys by BAS from "Stonington Island" and "Fossil Bluff" from 1970, was called Horse Point from a distinctive rock feature resembling a horse's head on the slopes above the point (Bishop and Walton, 1977, map p.503). Horse Bluff (APC, 1980, p.4; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/14, 2-DOS 1984).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 18' 00.0" S
- 71.30000°
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Longitude:
67° 34' 00.0" W
- 67.56667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Dec-1977

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