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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Feature type: Peak
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:
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).
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