Gleaner Heights

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

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

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Place ID: 5377
Name ID: 109039

Feature type: Heights

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 530m W of Leslie Hill, Livingston Island, were photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS, 1957-59; in association with the names of nineteenth-century sealers in this area, named after the American brig Gleaner (Capt. D. Leslie, Leslie Hill, q.v.), a whale catcher from New Bedford, Mass., which was diverted to the South Shetland Islands in 1820-21, following their discovery in 1819 (APC, 1959a, p.7; DOS 610 sheet W 62 60, 1968).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 34' 25.7" S
- 62.57381°
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Longitude:
60° 14' 10.9" W
- 60.23636°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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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:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
7-Jul-1959

Related information

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