Name details

Godfrey Upland

Godfrey Upland (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Godfrey Upland  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 125764

Feature type: Plateau (2h)

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 small remnant plateau with an undulating surface and a mean elevation of 1,500 m in south-central Graham Land. It is bounded by Clarke, Meridian, Lammers and Cole Glaciers. The existence of the feature was known to USAS, 1939-41, F. Ronne and C.R. Eklund having traveled along Meridian and Lammers Glaciers in Jan. 1941. It was photographed from the air by RARE in 1947 and surveyed from the ground by FIDS in 1958. Named by UK-APC after Thomas Godfrey (1704-49), American glassworker and mathematician who, at the same time as John Hadley, independently invented the quadrant (the forerunner of the sextant), in 1730.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 44' 00.0" S
- 68.73333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
66° 23' 00.0" W
- 66.38333°
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Altitude:
1500 m
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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-1962

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