Name details

Walton Heights

Walton Heights (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Walton Heights  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111821

Feature type: Heights

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.

Narrative

rising to c.800 m at head of Haydn Inlet, Alexander Island, forming part of Douglas Range, were photographed from the air by RARE in 1947 and mapped from air photographs by FIDS in 1959; named after Jonathan Launcelot William Walton (b.1950), BAS surveyor and glaciologist, 1975-86 ("Fossil Bluff", 1975-76; Rothera, 1978-79); son of E. W. K. Walton (Walton Peak, q.v.) (APC, 1980, p.5; BAS, 250P sheet SR 19-20/9, 2-DOS 1980).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
70° 15' 00.0" S
- 70.25000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
69° 39' 00.0" W
- 69.65000°
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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:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
11-Jun-2008

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