Name details

President Beaches

President Beaches (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

President Beaches  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110705

Feature type: Beach

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

W shoreline of Byers Peninsula (q.v.), Livingston Island, from Hell Gates to Start Point, following geological work by a USARP field party in February 1969, were so named in order to preserve a form of the name President Harbor (q.v.) (Everett, 1971, map Fig. 2, p.42; APC, 1974, p.6; BA, 1974, p.169; Smellie and others, 1980, map Fig. 2 facing p.57). Playa Skua, referring to N part of the beaches after a species of skua (Hernández P. and Azcárate M., 1971, map p.20).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 37' 30.0" S
- 62.62500°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
61° 07' 00.0" W
- 61.11667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
3-Nov-1971

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