Name details

Selknam, Cerro

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

Selknam, Cerro  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Chile Gazetteer Id 135112

Feature type: Peak (2b)

Origin

This name originates from Chile. It is part of the Chile Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

Denominado así por el personal científico del Instituto Antártico Chileno durante la Expedición Antártica Chilena de 1990-1991 y recuerda a uno de los grupos étnicos y culturales del extremo austral de Chile, los onas o selknam, que eran cazadores terrestres nómades de Tierra del Fuego. Cerro que se ubica al W del paso Ancho y al S del valle Largo, a aproximadamente 600 metros al E de la playa Golondrina de la costa occidental del cabo Shirreff de la isla Livingston, islas Shetland del Sur.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 28' 00.0" S
- 62.46667°
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Longitude:
60° 47' 00.0" W
- 60.78333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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Source Person:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

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Date approved:
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