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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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.
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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).
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