Name details

Puccini Spur

Puccini Spur (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Puccini Spur  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110730

Feature type: Spur

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. 1100m above E end of Mozart Ice Piedmont, N Alexander Island, was roughly mapped from the air by BGLE, 1 February 1937 (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232); photographed from the air by RARE in 1947 and mapped from air photographs by FIDS in 1959; in association with the names of composers in this area, named after Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924), Italian operatic composer ([in 69°53'S 70°50'W] APC, 1961, p.3; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; Searle, 1963, end map; [co-ordinates adjusted from USLANDSAT imagery of January 1973 and February 1979] BAS 250P sheets SR 19-20/9, 1-DOS 1978 and 2-DOS 1982).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
70° 03' 00.0" S
- 70.05000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
70° 38' 00.0" W
- 70.63333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
2-Mar-1961

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