Creswick Peaks

Creswick Peaks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Creswick Peaks  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 3121
Name ID: 108350

Feature type: Peak

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

rising to c. 1525m on NW side of Meiklejohn Glacier, George VI Sound, were photographed from the air by BGLE, 16 August 1936, and surveyed from the ground in October 1936 (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232); resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1949; named after Miss Frances E. Creswick (b. 1907) (Mrs James I. Moore, Moore Point, q.v.), Assistant to the Director, SPRI, 1931-38, who helped to organize BGLE (APC, 1955, p.8; DCS 601 sheet W 70 66, 1956; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/10, 1-DOS 1974). Crestwick [sic] Peaks (USHO chart 6639, 1955). Gory Krezik-Piks (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). The peaks were further surveyed by BAS, 1962-72. Gory Krezik (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 24).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
70° 28' 00.0" S
- 70.46667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 42' 00.0" W
- 67.70000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Mar-1955

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