Name details

Traffic Circle

Traffic Circle (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Traffic Circle  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111633

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

roughly circular area of confluent ice formed at junction of Lammers Glacier and Cole Glacier, W of Mercator Ice Piedmont, Bowman Coast, was photographed from the air by USAS in 1940 and visited on the ground by USAS in January 1941; named descriptively Traffic Circle (USHO, 1943, panorama facing p.273; Ronne, 1949, map p.30 and p.78; APC, 1962, p.32; DOS 610 sheets W 68 64 and 68 66, 1963) or The Traffic Circle (USHO, 1943, p.163, 272). Hoya [=depression] (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1949). Traffic Centre (Rønne, 1950b, p.61). The feature was surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in December 1958.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 37' 00.0" S
- 68.61667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
66° 00' 00.0" W
- 66.00000°
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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:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Aug-1962

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