Wakefield Highland (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Wakefield Highland (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Hillock
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:
ice-covered plateau in S central Graham Land, extending N-S from c.69°00'S to c.69°35'S and rising to 2080 m at its N end, was photographed from the air by RARE, 23 December 1947; surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in November 1960; named after The Rt Hon. Charles Cheers Wakefield, 1st Viscount Wakefield of Hythe (1859-1941), who contributed towards the cost of BGLE and whose name had previously been applied to Mount Hope (q.v.) (APC, 1962, p.33; DOS 610 sheet W 69 64, 1963). Monte Wakefield (Argentina. MM, 1958b, p.191). Gora Ueykfild (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Vozvyshennost' Ueykfild (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.24). Wakefield Highlands [sic] (BA, 1974, p.206).
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