Name details

Wolseley Buttress

Wolseley Buttress (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Wolseley Buttress  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111986

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.1700m on S side of Detroit Plateau, Trinity Peninsula, between Edgeworth Glacier and Albone Glacier, was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1960-61; in association with the names of pioneers of overland mechanical transport grouped in this area, named after the Wolseley Tool and Motor Car Company which, in 1908-10, designed the experimental motor sledges used on the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-13 (Capt. R. F. Scott, RN) (APC, 1964, p.4; BAS 250 sheet SQ 21-22/1 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1974).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 12' 00.0" S
- 64.20000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
59° 48' 00.0" W
- 59.80000°
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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:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
12-Feb-1964

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