Avión Cruz del Sur, montes

Avión Cruz del Sur, montes (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Avión Cruz del Sur, montes  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 1000
Name ID: 100160

Feature type: Mountain (2a)

Origin

This name originates from Argentina. It is part of the Nomenclador Antártico Argentino and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Forman el contrafuerte occidental de la península Antártica, canal Sarmiento. La Fuerza Aérea Argentina propuso a la C.C.G. el nombre Avión Cruz del Sur, en recuerdo del aparato que realizó el vuelo más austral en la Antártica, efectuando numerosas operaciones y prestando auxilio al personal de la Base argentina General San Martín, que se encontraba aislada desde hacía dos años. Fue publicado en TSAA2. SHN carta H-7.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 25' 00.0" S
- 71.41667°
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Longitude:
66° 55' 00.0" W
- 66.91667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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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

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Approval status

Status:
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Date approved:
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Related information

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