Name details

Purcell Snowfield

Purcell Snowfield (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Purcell Snowfield  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 130433

Feature type: Snowfield (12)

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

Snowfield, 15 mi wide, between Colbert Mountains and Douglas Range in the central part of Alexander Island. Mapped from air photos taken by the RARE, 1947-48, by Searle of the FIDS in 1960. Named by the UK-APC for Henry Purcell (1659-1695), English composer.

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Location

Latitude:
70° 29' 00.0" S
- 70.48333°
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Longitude:
69° 55' 00.0" W
- 69.91667°
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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:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1961

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