Name details

Mount Bain

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107637

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. 1550m E of Darbel Bay, Loubet Coast, was called Monte Villarrica, after the Chilean volcano (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947; [as rejected name] IHA, 1974, p.294); following surveys by FIDS from "Detaille Island" in 1957, named after James Stuart Bain (b.1923), English nutritionist, who specialized in the development of polar and high-altitude rations (with emphasis on plastic vacuum packaging) between 1958 and 1965, in association with the names of other biochemists and nutritionists grouped in this area (APC, 1959a, p.4; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961). Cape Evensen (q.v.), in error (USHO, 1960, p.371, first view). Monte Bain (Argentina. AA, 1991, p. 5).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 33' 00.0" S
- 66.55000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 26' 00.0" W
- 65.43333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
7-Jul-1959

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