Name details

Zilva Peaks

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 112040

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

twin peaks rising up to 2100 m near head of Drummond Glacier, Loubet Coast, were roughly surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1946-47; photographed from the air by FIDASE and further surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Detaille Island", 1956-57; in association with the names of biochemists and nutritionists grouped in this area, named after Dr Solomon Sylvester Zilva (1884-1956), British biochemist of Polish birth with the Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine, London, 1915-46; one of those responsible for the production of synthetic vitamin C, who helped in the calculation of sledging rations used by British polar expeditions between the two world wars (APC, 1959a, p.12). Cape Bellue (q.v.), in error (USHO, 1960, p.371, 1st view).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 45' 00.0" S
- 66.75000°
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Longitude:
65° 23' 00.0" W
- 65.38333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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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:
7-Jul-1959

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