Name details

Bowers Corner

Bowers Corner (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Bowers Corner  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 122793

Feature type: Corner (2d)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A peak located 9 mi SE of Lishness Peak in the extreme S end of Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. The feature stands at the E side of the terminus of Nimitz Glacier where it bends, or makes a corner, on joining Minnesota Glacier. First mapped by USGS from surveys and USN air photos, 1957-59. Named by US-ACAN for Lt. Richard A. Bowers, USNR, in charge of the construction crew which built the IGY South Pole Station in the 1956-57 season.

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Location

Latitude:
79° 01' 00.0" S
- 79.01667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
84° 21' 00.0" W
- 84.35000°
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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:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1961

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