Name details

Shangri-La

Shangri-La (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Shangri-La  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 114363

Feature type: None recorded.

Origin

This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A secluded area completely isolated by mountain peaks, located immediately south of the Joyce Glacier, reminding the personnel of the VUWAE, 1960-61, who named it of James Hilton's Shangri-La in "Lost Horizon". Names given to features in this area are Buddha Pass and Mount Lama.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
78° 03' 00.0" S
- 78.05000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
163° 42' 00.0" E
163.70000°
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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:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
Unknown

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