Name details

Lewis Peaks

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 127988

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.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Two prominent peaks, 1,065 m, standing 3 mi E of Day Island and surmounting the W part of Arrowsmith Peninsula on the W coast of Graham Land. First roughly surveyed in 1909 by the FrAE under Charcot. Resurveyed in 1948 by the FIDS who named it for Flight Lt. John Lewis, pilot of the Auster airplane which was used from the John Biscoe for reconnaissance of ice conditions in Marguerite Bay in February 1950.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 15' 00.0" S
- 67.25000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 30' 00.0" W
- 67.50000°
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Altitude:
1065 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
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-1955

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