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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Watts Needle (GBR) 80° 44' 00.0" S 24° 59' 00.0" W Peak
Name ID: 111845 Place ID: 15786

rising to 1450m on E side of Glen Glacier, Read Mountains, Shackleton Range, was photographed from the air by USN in 1967 and surveyed from the ground by BAS from Halley, 1968-71; in association with the names of geologists grouped in this area, named after William Whitehead Watts (1860-1947), British geologist who worked particularly on the Precambrian rocks of the English midlands; Professor of Geology, Imperial College, London, 1906-30; President, Geological Society, London, 1910-12 (APC, 1974, p.6; BAS 250P sheet SU 26-30/1, 1-DOS 1978).

Watts Needle (USA) 80° 44' 00.0" S 24° 59' 00.0" W Peak
Name ID: 133476 Place ID: 15786

A needle-shaped peak (1,450 m) at the SW end of the ridge E of Glen Glacier, 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 William Whitehead Watts (1860-1947), British geologist who worked particularly on the Precambrian rocks of the English midlands; Professor of Geology, Imperial College, London, 1906-30.

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