Name details

Kershaw Peaks

Kershaw Peaks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Kershaw Peaks  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 127358

Feature type: Peak (2d)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

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Narrative

Group of five main peaks, the highest 820 m, standing W of the mouth of Miethe Glacier on the W coast of Graham Land. Shown on an Argentine government chart of 1952. Named by the UK-APC in 1960 for Dennis Kershaw of FIDS, assistant surveyor at the Arthur Harbor Station in 1956 and at the Danco Island station in 1957.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 56' 00.0" S
- 64.93333°
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Longitude:
63° 08' 00.0" W
- 63.13333°
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Altitude:
820 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:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1965

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