Name details

Quam Heights

Quam Heights (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Quam Heights  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139902

Feature type: Range

Origin

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

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Mostly snow-covered heights, 26km long and 8km wide southwest to northeast from Cape Oakely to Douglas Gap, rising to c.1010m at Mount Neder and forming the coastline between the Barnett Glacier and Dennistoun Glacier in northern Victoria Land.

Named For

Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy aerial photography, 1960-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Louis O. Quam, Chief Scientist, Office of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation, 1967-72.

Location

Latitude:
71° 03' 00.0" S
-71.05000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
167° 48' 00.0" E
167.80000°
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Altitude:
630 m
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Reference Elevation Model of Antarctica, Howat et al. 2018
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Polar Geospatial Center
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
28-May-1969

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