Name details

Elgar Uplands

Elgar Uplands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Elgar Uplands  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 124761

Feature type: None recorded.

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

Uplands rising to 1,900 m, between Tufts Pass to the N and Sullivan Glacier to the S, in the N part of Alexander Island. First photographed from the air and roughly mapped by the BGLE in 1937. Remapped from air photos taken by the RARE, 1947-48, by Searle of the FIDS in 1960, and from U.S. Landsat imagery of February, 1975. Named by UK-APC after Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934), English composer.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 39' 00.0" S
- 69.65000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
70° 43' 00.0" W
- 70.71667°
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Altitude:
1900 m
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
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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