Name details

Pioneer Heights

Pioneer Heights (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Pioneer Heights  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 130160

Feature type: Heights (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 group name in the Heritage Range, Ellsworth Mountains, encompassing the large area of hills, ridges and peaks located eastward of Schneider and Schanz Glaciers and between Splettstoesser and Union Glaciers. Among these features are the Inferno Ridge, the Nimbus, Gross, Buchanan and Collier Hills. The Pioneer Heights were mapped by USGS from ground surveys and USN air photos, 1961-66. The name was applied by US-ACAN in association with the name Heritage Range.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
79° 30' 00.0" S
- 79.50000°
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Longitude:
83° 30' 00.0" W
- 83.50000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1966

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