Debussy Heights


Debussy Heights

Debussy Heights is a heights which rise to 1,300 m (at Ravel Peak) east of Mozart Ice Piedmont in the north part of Alexander Island. First mapped from air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, by Searle of the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960. Named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) after Claude Debussy (1862-1918), French composer.


Coordinates: 69°53′S 71°23′W / 69.883°S 71.383°W / -69.883; -71.383  This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Debussy Heights" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).