Name details

Wright Ice Piedmont

Wright Ice Piedmont (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Wright Ice Piedmont  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 112004

Feature type: Piedmont

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

extending ESE-WSW between Lanchester Bay and Curtiss Bay, Davis Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of aviation grouped in this area, named after Wilbur Wright (1867-1912) and his brother Orville Wright (1871-1948), American aeronautical engineers who made the first controlled flights in a powered heavier-than-air machine, 17 December 1903 (APC, 1960 p.8; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974); further photographed from the air by USN, 1968-69.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 02' 00.0" S
- 64.03333°
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Longitude:
60° 22' 00.0" W
- 60.36667°
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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:
23-Sep-1960

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