Fimbulheimen

Fimbulheimen (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

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

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Place ID: 4598
Name ID: 115078

Feature type: None recorded.

Origin

This name originates from Norway. It is part of the Norway Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

The mountain area between Jutulstraumen in the W to Carsten Borchgrevinkisen in the E. Fimbul=large. In Norse mythology used in the name of the large winter, the Fimbulvinter.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
72° 00' 00.0" S
- 72.00000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
8° 00' 00.0" E
8.00000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

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:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
Unknown

Related information

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Place names
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