Douglas Peaks

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

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

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Place ID: 3819
Name ID: 124477

Feature type: Peak (2d)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

The group of peaks standing S of Plummer Glacier in the SE extremity of the Heritage Range, Ellsworth Mountains. Named by the University of Minnesota Ellsworth Mountains Party, 1962-63, for Lt. Cdr. John Douglas, USN, LC-47 pilot who flew to the area to evacuate one of the party for emergency appendectomy.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
80° 00' 00.0" S
- 80.00000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
81° 25' 00.0" W
- 81.41667°
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:
1-Jan-1964

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