Law Dome

Law Dome (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Law Dome  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 8209
Name ID: 127858

Feature type: Dome (12)

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

A large ice dome which rises to 1,395 m directly south of Cape Poinsett. The feature was roughly mapped by USGS from aerial photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump, 1946-47. The dome has been the subject of intensive glaciological and geophysical surveys by ANARE, 1962-65. Named by ANCA for Phillip G. Law, Director of the Antarctic Division, Australian Department of External Affairs, 1949-66.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 44' 00.0" S
- 66.73333°
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Longitude:
112° 50' 00.0" E
112.83333°
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Altitude:
1395 m
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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:
1-Jan-1970

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