Name details

Changcheng Zhan

Changcheng Zhan (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Changcheng Zhan  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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China Gazetteer Id 138008

Feature type: Station

Origin

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

Narrative

Great Wall Station built in February 20, 1985, is located in the south of King George Island of South Shetland Islands in west Antarctica(62 ° 12"59 "S, 58 ° 57"52" W). The average altitude of the station area is 10m. The station is 17,502km away from Beijing. Great Wall Station has already taken shape with more than 30 buildings, more than 20 vehicles, a better science lab and is equipped with all variety of instrument for scientific researches. Great Wall Station can accept 40 staffs anuaaly in winter and 80 staffs in summer.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 12' 59.8" S
- 62.21661°
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Longitude:
58° 57' 47.2" W
- 58.96311°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

New entry as of request by Songtao Ai of 05 June 2015 (J. Muller)

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1985

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