Holmes Summit

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

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

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Place ID: 6526
Name ID: 126641

Feature type: Glacier (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

Peak rising to 1,875 m, the highest elevation in the Read Mountains, Shackleton Range. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967, and surveyed by BAS, 1968-71. In association with the names of geologists grouped in this area, named by the UK-APC in 1971 after Professor Arthur Holmes (Holmes Hills, q.v).

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Location

Latitude:
80° 40' 00.0" S
- 80.66667°
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Longitude:
24° 40' 00.0" W
- 24.66667°
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Altitude:
1875 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
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Date approved:
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