Name details

Andersensåta

Andersensåta (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Andersensåta  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Norway Gazetteer Id 114796

Feature type: None recorded.

Origin

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

Narrative

Mountain W in Lingetoppane, in the NE part of Fimbulheimen. After Sverre K.Andersen, b. 1814, second lieutenan, member of "Kompani Linge" during the Second World War. Under the code name "Arquebus", while working on a farm in western Norway and pretending to be a half-wit, he maintained radio contact with England, and organized fighting units in the Haugesund district for more than three and a half years - the longest period on record in occupied Norway.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
70° 57' 18.0" S
- 70.95500°
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Longitude:
11° 29' 30.0" E
11.49167°
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Altitude:
1036 m
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Images

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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:
Unknown

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