Stefan Ice Piedmont

Stefan Ice Piedmont (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Stefan Ice Piedmont  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 13976
Name ID: 111385

Feature type: Piedmont

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

between Cape Rey and Holdfast Point, Loubet Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Detaille Island", 1956-57; in association with the names of sea-ice specialists grouped in this area, named after Josef Stefan (1835-93), Austrian physicist, who pioneered the theory of heat flow in a freezing layer and first used it to calculate rates of sea-ice growth in the Arctic in 1889 (APC, 1960, p.7; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/10, 1-DOS 1979).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 40' 00.0" S
- 66.66667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
66° 30' 00.0" W
- 66.50000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
23-Sep-1960

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