Name details

Fontaine Heights

Fontaine Heights (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Fontaine Heights  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 125250

Feature type: Heights (2b)

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 line of heights that extend from Mount Dewey to Cape Garcia on the S side of Bigo Bay, W coast of Graham Land. Mapped from air photos and FIDS surveys, 1955-57. Named by UK-APC for Henri La Fontaine (1854-1943), Belgian documentalist, co-founder of Institut International de Bibliographie at Bruxelles, 1895, and of Office Central des Associations Internationales at Bruxelles, 1907; initiator of the Universal Decimal Classification.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 48' 00.0" S
- 65.80000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 28' 00.0" W
- 64.46667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
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-1965

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