Name details

Hadley Upland

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 126061

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 triangular shaped remnant plateau with an undulating surface (1,500-1,900 m) in southern Graham Land. It is bounded by Windy Valley and the Martin, Gibbs and Lammers Glaciers. The existence of this upland was known to the USAS, 1939-41, F. Ronne and C.R. Eklund having travelled along Lammers and Gibbs Glaciers in Jan. 1941. Surveyed by FIDS in 1948-50 and 1958. Named by UK-APC after John Hadley (1682-1744), English mathematician who, at the same time as Thomas Godfey, independently invented the quadrant (the forerunner of the sextant), in 1730-31.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 29' 00.0" S
- 68.48333°
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Longitude:
66° 24' 00.0" W
- 66.40000°
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Altitude:
1900 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1962

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