Name details

Ganymede Heights

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 125522

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

Heights consisting of rounded ridges with extensive rock outcrops rising to 600 m or more, located between Jupiter Glacier and Ablation Valley on the E side of Alexander Island. Mapped by Directorate of Overseas Surveys from satellite imagery supplied by U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration in cooperation with U.S. Geological Survey. Named by UK-APC from association with Jupiter Glacier after Ganymede, one of the satellites of Jupiter.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
70° 52' 00.0" S
- 70.86667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 26' 00.0" W
- 68.43333°
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Altitude:
600 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-1975

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