Name details

Petes Pillar

Petes Pillar (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Petes Pillar  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110594

Feature type: None recorded.

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

near-shore stack rising to 45m and forming N entrance point of Neptunes Bellows, Deception Island, was roughly charted by Foster in 1829 (Chanticleer Rock, q.v.) (Kendall, chart, 1829a); following survey by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from John Biscoe, 1948-49, called Kats Pillar after Mrs Katharine ("Kat") Penfold, wife of Lieut. Cdr D.N. Penfold, RN, in charge of the survey (Penfold Point, q.v.) (BA chart 3202, 23.ix.1949); later named Pete's Pillar (BA, 1952, p.11) or Petes Pillar (BA chart 3202, 27.xi.1953; APC, 1955, p.17) after Flying Officer Peter ("Pete") St. Louis, RCAF (Mount St. Louis, q.v.). El Monolito [=the monolith] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.225; Pierrou, 1970, p.338). Pete's or Kats Pillar (France. SHM, 1954, p.46). Piedra El Monolito (Argentina. MM, 1958a, p.299).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 59' 29.2" S
- 62.99144°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 32' 54.4" W
- 60.54844°
Unknown precision
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:
15-Nov-1951

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