Name details

Mount Balfour

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107647

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 1010m on SE side of Wordie Ice Shelf, Fallières Coast, was roughly surveyed by BGLE in September 1936 (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232) and resurveyed by FIDS from Stonington Island in 1948; named after Prof. Henry Balfour (1863-1939), Curator, Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, 1891-1939; President of the RGS, 1936-38, at the time of BGLE (APC, 1955, p.4; DCS 601 sheet 69 66, 1955; DOS 610 sheet W 69 66, 1963). Gora Balfur (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 19' 00.0" S
- 69.31667°
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Longitude:
67° 13' 00.0" W
- 67.21667°
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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 Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Mar-1955

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