Name details

Laussedat Heights

Laussedat Heights (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Laussedat Heights  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109758

Feature type: Heights

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 1340m on NE side of Andvord Bay, Danco Coast, were photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Danco Island", 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of photogrammetry grouped in this area, named after Aimé Laussedat (1819-1907), French military engineer, called "the father of photogrammetry", who pioneered the application of photography to surveying from c. 1851 onwards (APC, 1960, p.5; BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 47' 00.0" S
- 64.78333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 32' 00.0" W
- 62.53333°
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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:
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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