Name details

Louis-Philippe Plateau

Louis-Philippe Plateau (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Louis-Philippe Plateau  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109909

Feature type: Plateau

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 1370m and running NE-SW from Windy Gap to Russell West Glacier, Trinity Peninsula, following surveys by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1945-47, was named after Louis-Philippe I (Duc d'Orléans) (1773-1850), King of the French, 1830-48, whose name was originally applied by FAE, 1837-40, to Trinity Peninsula (q.v.) (APC, 1955, p.14; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974). Meseta de Ingenieros [=engineers plateau], applied by CAE, 1947-48, to the SW part (Chile. IGM, 1948a, sketch panorama following p.56). Meseta Teniente de Aviación Toro Masoto, applied by CAE, 1947-48, to the NE part after a member of the expedition (Toro Point, q.v.) (Chile. IGM, 1948a, sketch panorama following p.56). The plateau was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Louis Philippe Plateau (USBGN, 1965, p.101). Cordón Angustia [=anguish chain], so called by AAE in reference to "the state of mind of the Argentine expedition to the South Pole" (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter A).

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Location

Latitude:
63° 36' 00.0" S
- 63.60000°
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Longitude:
58° 21' 00.0" W
- 58.35000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
21-Nov-1949

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