Name details

Holmes Block

Holmes Block (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Holmes Block  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 126635

Feature type: Massif (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.

Narrative

A blocklike bluff, rising to 1,855 m at the W side of Ruecroft Glacier, 2 mi W of Cooke Bluff, in Victoria Land. Named by US-ACAN in 1994 after John W. Holmes, cartographer, USGS Branch of Special Maps, 1951-77, a specialist in Antarctic mapping; from 1977, assigned to USGS Mapping Applications Center.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
78° 13' 00.0" S
- 78.21667°
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Longitude:
161° 35' 00.0" E
161.58333°
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Altitude:
1855 m
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Images

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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:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1995

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