Name details

Miranda Peaks

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 128955

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

A line of about six peaks trending N-S on the S side of Uranus Glacier, in eastern Alexander Island. The peaks were photographed by Lincoln Ellsworth, Nov. 23, 1935, in the course of a trans-Antarctic flight and were plotted from the air photos by W.L.G. Joerg. Named by UK-APC from association with Uranus Glacier after Miranda, one of the moons of the planet Uranus.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 28' 00.0" S
- 71.46667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 36' 00.0" W
- 68.60000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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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-1975

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