Name details

Mount Agamemnon

Agamemnon, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Mount Agamemnon  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107461

Feature type: Mountain

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.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

rising to c. 2570m at S end of Ach'an Range, Anvers Island, and forming part of the Mount FrancYais massif, was surveyed from the E by FIDS from Port Lockroy in 1944; resurveyed, photographed and climbed by FIDS from Arthur Harbour in December 1955; in association with other names from Homer's Iliad in this range, named after Agamemnon (fl. c. 1200 BC), King of Mycenae, overlord of all Ach'a, and Commander-in-Chief of the Ach'an forces at Troy (APC, 1958, p.4; BA chart 3566, 16.ix.1959).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 38' 00.0" S
- 64.63333°
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Longitude:
63° 30' 00.0" W
- 63.50000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
4-Sep-1957

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