Name details

Bartholin Peak

Bartholin Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Bartholin Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107685

Feature type: Peak

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. 2100m on E side of Arrowsmith Peninsula, Loubet Coast, was surveyed by FIDS from "Detaille Island" in 1957; in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named after Erasmus Bartholin (1625-98), Danish physician, mathematician and physicist; Professor of Medicine, University of Copenhagen, 1657-98; author of De figura nivis dissertatio (Hafniae, 1661), which includes the earliest known description of ice crystals (APC, 1959a, p.4; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961). Liard Island (q.v.), in error (USHO, 1960, p.370, 1st view). Pico Bartholin (Argentina. AA, 1991, p. 6).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 17' 00.0" S
- 67.28333°
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Longitude:
66° 42' 00.0" W
- 66.70000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Scale:
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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:
7-Jul-1959

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