Queen Elizabeth Land

SCAR Gazetteer Ref. No 19173

Feature type: Land (1)

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.

Narrative

Queen Elizabeth Land, the southern part of the British Antarctic Territory, bounded on the north side by the Ronne Ice Shelf, to the north-east by Coats Land, on the east by Dronning Maud Land and extending on the west side to a line between the South Pole and Rutford Ice Stream, east of Constellation Inlet. Named after Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and of Her other Realms and Territories, Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith, to mark the occasion of Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee in 2012 (APC, 2012).

Location

Latitude:
84° 00' 00.0" S
-84.000°
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Longitude:
49° 00' 00.0" W
-49.000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Region:
Not recorded

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
18-Dec-2012

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