Name details

South Beacon

South Beacon (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

South Beacon  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 131923

Feature type: Hill (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

The summit of a bold, flat-topped ridge rising to 2,210 m in the south part of Beacon Heights, in the Quartermain Mountains, Victoria Land. A ridge system connects South Beacon with West Beacon, 1.5 mi north, and East Beacon, 1.5 mi northeast. So named by the NZ-APC following geological work here by C.T. McElroy, G. Rose, and K.J. Whitby in 1980-81.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
77° 51' 00.0" S
- 77.85000°
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Longitude:
160° 47' 00.0" E
160.78333°
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Altitude:
2210 m
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

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