Name details

The Watchtower

Watchtower, The (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

The Watchtower  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 133459

Feature type: None recorded.

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

An isolated, steep-sided, flat-topped rock mass, 400 m, on the SE extremity of James Ross Island. First seen, roughly surveyed, and given the descriptive name "The Watch Tower" by Otto Nordenskjold of the SwedAE in March 1902.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 23' 00.0" S
- 64.38333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 22' 00.0" W
- 57.36667°
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Altitude:
400 m
Unknown precision

Images

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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-1967

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