The Saddlestone

Saddlestone, The (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

The Saddlestone  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 12588
Name ID: 111007

Feature type: None recorded.

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 280m at head of Kenney Glacier (q.v.), Trinity Peninsula, following survey by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in September 1955, was so named descriptively, saddlestone being the architectural term for the stone at the apex of a pediment (APC, 1958, p.6; DOS 310 Hope Bay sheet, 1961). Cerro Mirador [=balcony hill], so called descriptively by AAE (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter M).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 26' 00.0" S
- 63.43333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 02' 00.0" W
- 57.03333°
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:
4-Sep-1957

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