Name details

Keller Peninsula

Keller Peninsula (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Keller Peninsula  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109586

Feature type: Peninsula

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 265m between Mackellar Inlet and Martel Inlet, Admiralty Bay, King George Island, was charted by FAE, 1908-10, in December 1909 and named Massif Keller after a supporter of the expedition (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). Keller Massif (Tyrrell, 1921, p.69). The peninsula was further charted by DI in 1927, 1935 and 1937. Keller Range (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1955, p.13). Cordillera Keller (Chile. DNH chart 502, 1947; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.170). A FIDS station was maintained on the E side of the peninsula between 1947 and 1961 (Admiralty Bay, q.v.). Cordón Keller (Kosack, 1955b, p.76). Macízo Keller (Cordini, 1955, p.76). Keller Peninsula (APC, 1960, p.5; Hawkes, 1961, map p.3; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962). Península Keller (Covacevich C. and Lamperein R., 1970, map p.60).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 04' 22.7" S
- 62.07297°
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Longitude:
58° 24' 21.8" W
- 58.40606°
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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 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:
20-Sep-1955

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