Name details

Stansbury Peninsula

Stansbury Peninsula (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Stansbury Peninsula  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111367

Feature type: Hill

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

between Edgell Bay (Nelson Island) and Fildes Strait, following geological work by BAS, 1975-76, was named after Michael John Stansbury (b.1933), BAS meteorologist, Grytviken, 1958-59, and Base Leader, "Admiralty Bay", 1959-60 (APC, 1980, p.5). Helicopter Hills, so called by PAE in reference to successful helicopter landings in the 1980-81 season (Birkenmajer, 1980b, map Fig. 4, p.167 and p.170). Wzgórze Helikoptera (Birkenmajer, 1980b, p.170).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 14' 24.3" S
- 62.24008°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 59' 51.3" W
- 58.99758°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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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:
7-Feb-1978

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