Name details

Webster Peaks

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111862

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 NE-SW and rising to 1195m on S side of Charcot Bay, Davis Coast, were surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1948; named after Dr. William Henry Bayley Webster (1793-1875), medical officer and naturalist in HMS Chanticleer (Cdr. H. Foster, RN), which approached Tower Island and Trinity Island off this coast in 1829 (APC, 1955, p.22; BA, 1961, p.154; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974); photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 54' 00.0" S
- 63.90000°
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Longitude:
59° 37' 00.0" W
- 59.61667°
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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:
28-Jan-1953

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