Name details

Protector Heights

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 130401

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.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Mountainous coastal heights (2,245 m) which are separated from the Graham Land plateau by a narrow col, dominating the area between Wilkinson Glacier and southern Darbel Bay. Mapped from air photos taken by FIDASE (1956-57). Named by UK-APC after HMS work and served in the Antarctic every season from 1955 until 1967.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 42' 00.0" S
- 66.70000°
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Longitude:
66° 15' 00.0" W
- 66.25000°
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Altitude:
2245 m
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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-1964

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