Twin Peaks

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

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

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Place ID: 15126
Name ID: 111695

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 730 m and 750 m on W side of Arena Glacier, Trinity Peninsula, were sighted by SwAE in 1902; surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1945 and named descriptively (APC, 1955, p.21; DOS 310 Hope Bay sheet, 1961); further surveyed by FIDS in January 1955. Cerro Cuerno [=horn hill], so called descriptively (Olsacher and others, 1956, p.86).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 24' 00.0" S
- 63.40000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 07' 00.0" W
- 57.11667°
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:
21-Nov-1949

Related information

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