Name details

Akela Col

Akela Col (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Akela Col  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 135176

Feature type: None recorded.

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

Shallow col c. 4 km S of Rink Point and c. 450-500 m a.s.l., between Virgin Hill and Kipling Mesa, James Ross Island, forming the only overland route between the un-named bay on the east side of Lagrelius Point and Whisky Bay. Named after Akela, the wolf in Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book, in association with similar names in the area.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 55' 02.0" S
- 63.91722°
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Longitude:
58° 10' 50.0" W
- 58.18056°
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Altitude:
450 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:
15-Nov-1906

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