Name details

Staccato Peaks

Staccato Peaks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Staccato Peaks  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111354

Feature type: Peak

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

running NW-SE and rising to c. 800m NE of Williams Inlet, S Alexander Island, and including from NW to SE Hageman Peak, Duffy Peak, Krieger Peak, The Obelisk, Polarstar Ridge, Crotchet Nunataks and Gilliamsen Peak, were photographed from the air by Ellsworth, 23 November 1935 (Joerg, 1936, right-hand photograph of Fig. 14, p.458); further photographed from the air by RARE in 1947 and mapped from air photographs by FIDS in 1959; in association with names from music in this area, named in reference to the abrupt rise of the peaks from the surrounding ice cap ([incorrectly shown extending N-S in 71°47'S 70°39'W] APC, 1961, p.3; USHO chart V30-SP6, 1962; DOS 710 sheet 14, 1963; Searle, 1963, end map; [orientation and co-ordinates corrected from USLANDSAT imagery of January 1973] BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/13, 1-DOS 1974; APC, 1977, p.31). Staccato Rocks (USOO chart 6639, 1963). Piki Stakkato (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 24).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 47' 00.0" S
- 71.78333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
70° 33' 00.0" W
- 70.55000°
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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:
2-Mar-1961

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