Name details

Massey Heights

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110035

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 580m on James Ross Island, following surveys by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1945 and 1955, were named after Dr Paul Mackintosh Orgill Massey (b.1929), FIDS Medical Officer, "Hope Bay", 1955-56 (APC, 1958, p.5; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974). Cerro Padre, referring to the N end of this feature in honour of the padres at Argentine Antarctic stations (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter P).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 58' 20.0" S
- 63.97222°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 57' 00.0" W
- 57.95000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
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:
4-Sep-1957

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