Name details

Satellite Snowfield

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 131210

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.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A snowfield at the SE side of the Walton Mountains in south-central Alexander Island. Mapped by Directorate of Overseas Surveys from satellite imagery supplied by U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration in cooperation with U.S. Geological Survey. The name applied by UK-APC is for the satellites of the planets, a theme used in naming several features in this area.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 28' 00.0" S
- 71.46667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
69° 45' 00.0" W
- 69.75000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
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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