Name details

Werenskiold Bastion

Werenskiold Bastion (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Werenskiold Bastion  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111885

Feature type: Buttress

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

rising to c.1250 on W side of Whirlwind Inlet between Demorest Glacier and Matthes Glacier, Bowman Coast, was surveyed by the BAS Larsen Ice Shelf party, 1963-64; in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named after Werner Werenskiold (1883-1961), Norwegian geologist, geographer and glaciologist who took part in expeditions to Vestspits- bergen, 1915-24, and Bjornøya, 1922-23; Professor of Geography, University of Oslo (APC, 1975, p.5; BA, 1976, p.4).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 26' 00.0" S
- 67.43333°
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Longitude:
65° 31' 00.0" W
- 65.51667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
20-Dec-1974

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