Name details

Werenskiold Bastion

Werenskiold Bastion (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Werenskiold Bastion  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 133568

Feature type: Buttress (2f)

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 bold rock headland that rises very steeply to over 1,000 m and forms the coastline between Demorest Glacier and Matthes Glacier on the E coast of Graham Land. The feature was observed and photographed by several American expeditions: USAS, 1939-41; RARE 1947-48; U.S. Navy photos, 1968. Mapped by FIDS, 1947-48. Named by UK-APC for Werner Werenskiold (1883-1961), Norwegian geographer who worked on the theory of glacier flow.

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Location

Latitude:
67° 26' 00.0" S
- 67.43333°
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Longitude:
65° 32' 00.0" W
- 65.53333°
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Altitude:
1000 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1975

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