Name details

Jacques Peaks

Jacques Peaks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Jacques Peaks  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109492

Feature type: Peak

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

rising to 385m at NW end of Reclus Peninsula, Danco Coast, were photographed from the air and surveyed from the ground by FIDASE, 1956-57; named after Greville Lawson Jacques (b.1924), senior helicopter pilot with FIDASE, 1955-57, who landed on one of the peaks to establish a survey station (APC, 1960, p.5; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974). Cape Reclus, in error (USHO, 1960, p.354, 3rd view).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 31' 00.0" S
- 64.51667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
61° 50' 00.0" W
- 61.83333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Sep-1960

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