Name details

Skvarca Headland

Skvarca Headland (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Skvarca Headland  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 137884

Feature type: Headland (8)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

A headland, at the East entrance of Ensenada de Silva and separating Standring Inlet from Ensenada de Silva, 16.5 miles East of Hanza Inlet, and beyond the north coast of Jason Peninsula, Graham Land. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Pedro Skvarca, glaciologist with the Instituto Antartico Argentino, who worked in Antarctica for more than 30 years starting in the early 1970s; his work includes monitoring, surveying, and studying the Larsen Ice Shelf.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 04' 11.0" S
- 66.06972°
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Longitude:
60° 56' 11.0" W
- 60.93639°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Apr-2014

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