Worcester Summit

Worcester Summit (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Worcester Summit  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 16213
Name ID: 111995

Feature type: Glacier

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.2020m at E end of Jaeger Table, Dufek Massif, Pensacola Mountains, was photographed from the air by USN in 1964; following field work by USGS from 1965, named after Robin Worcester, of USGS, who with D.W. Bennett (Bennett Spur, q.v.) formed the first of several annual doppler-research teams at the "South Pole Station" in 1973 ([incorrectly shown in 82°36'S 50°55'W] APC, 1980, p.5; [co-ordinates corrected] 1982, p.3). Worcester Summit (USGS SU 21-25/10, 1989).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
82° 36' 00.0" S
- 82.60000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
52° 22' 00.0" W
- 52.36667°
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-May-1979

Related information

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