Name details

Wright Ice Piedmont

Wright Ice Piedmont (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Wright Ice Piedmont  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 133866

Feature type: Piedmont (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

Ice piedmont extending westward from Lanchester Bay along the W coast of Graham Land. Photographed by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1955-57 and mapped from these photos by the FIDS. Named by the UK-APC in 1960 for Wilbur Wright (1867-1912) and his brother Orville Wright (1871-1948), American aeronautical engineers who made the first controlled flights in a powered heavier-than-air machine on December 17, 1903.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 58' 00.0" S
- 63.96667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 20' 00.0" W
- 60.33333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
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-1960

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