Name details

Ballance Peak

Ballance Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Ballance Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 2062

Feature type: Peak

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

The highest peak at the southern end of the Allan Hills. Discovered by the NZARP Allan Hills Expedition (1964). Named after P.F. Ballance, a geologist with the expedition.

Named For

P.F. Ballance, geologist, NZARP Allan Hills Expedition (1964)

Location

Latitude:
76° 46' 33.1" S
-76.77586°
Accurate to 1000m
Longitude:
159° 28' 56.7" E
159.48242°
Accurate to 1000m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Map The coordinates for this place name were derived from Map id 13395 - Convoy Range in the SCAR Map Catalogue.
Source Name:
Convoy Range
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
1:250000
Source Institution:
AAD
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
10-Aug-1966

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