Name details

Lyttelton Ridge

Lyttelton Ridge (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Lyttelton Ridge  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109940

Feature type: Ridge

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 c. 400m at NW end of Churchill Peninsula, Foyn Coast, was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1947-48; following air photography by RARE in 1947, called Antarctic Tetons in reference to the Teton Range, Wyo. (Ronne, 1949, map p.230); surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in December 1947; in association with the names in this area of members of the War Cabinet responsible for Operation "Tabarin" in 1943, named Lyttelton Ridge after The Rt Hon. Oliver Lyttelton, later 1st Viscount Chandos (1893-1972), Minister of State, 1941-42; Minister of Production, 1942-45 (BA, 1954, p.42; APC, 1955, p.14; DCS 601 sheet 66 62, 1955); resurveyed by BAS from "Stonington Island", 1964-65. Lyttleton [sic] Ridge (BA, 1952, p.18).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 22' 00.0" S
- 66.36667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 07' 00.0" W
- 63.11667°
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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 Identifier:
Source Scale:
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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:
22-Jan-1951

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