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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Wakefield Highland (RUS) 69° 15' 00.0" S 65° 15' 00.0" W Hillock
Name ID: 121285 Place ID: 15651

Wakefield Highland (GBR) 69° 17' 00.0" S 65° 11' 00.0" W Hillock
Name ID: 111805 Place ID: 15651

ice-covered plateau in S central Graham Land, extending N-S from c.69°00'S to c.69°35'S and rising to 2080 m at its N end, was photographed from the air by RARE, 23 December 1947; surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in November 1960; named after The Rt Hon. Charles Cheers Wakefield, 1st Viscount Wakefield of Hythe (1859-1941), who contributed towards the cost of BGLE and whose name had previously been applied to Mount Hope (q.v.) (APC, 1962, p.33; DOS 610 sheet W 69 64, 1963). Monte Wakefield (Argentina. MM, 1958b, p.191). Gora Ueykfild (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Vozvyshennost' Ueykfild (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.24). Wakefield Highlands [sic] (BA, 1974, p.206).

Wakefield Highland (USA) 69° 20' 00.0" S 65° 10' 00.0" W Hillock
Name ID: 133359 Place ID: 15651

A snow-covered highland in central Antarctic Peninsula, bounded to the N by Hermes Glacier and the heads of Weyerhaeuser and Aphrodite Glaciers, to the W by the heads of Airy, Rotz and Seller Glaciers, to the S by Fleming Glacier and to the E by the heads of Lurabee, Sunfix and Grimley Glaciers. Photographed from the air by RARE on Dec. 22, 1947. Surveyed by FIDS in Nov. 1960. Named after Viscount Wakefield of Hythe, a contributor to BGLE, 1934-37. This toponym, concurred in by UK-APC and US-ACAN, restores the name Wakefield in the vicinity of the BGLE's displaced "Mount Wakefield" (now Mount Hope).

Wakefield, monte (ARG) 69° 17' 00.0" S 65° 11' 00.0" W Hillock
Name ID: 102439 Place ID: 15651

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