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Batterbee Mountains

Batterbee Mountains (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Batterbee Mountains  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107694

Feature type: Mountain


This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

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rising to c. 2200 m between Ryder Glacier and Conchie Glacier, George VI Sound, were probably first seen from the air by Ellsworth on 23 November 1935 (Joerg, 1937, map facing p.444); roughly mapped by BGLE in October 1936 and named after Sir Harry Fagg Batterbee (1880-1976), Assistant Under-Secretary of State, Dominions Office, 1930-38, and Chairman of the Polar Committee in 1934, who gave much help to the expedition (Rymill, 1938b; Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232; BA chart 3175, 1.iii.1940; APC, 1955, p.5; DCS 601 sheet W 71 66, 1956; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/14, 1-DOS 1974). Montes Batterbee (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.272; [as rejected name] Chile. IHA, 1974, p.42). Batterby Bergen (Liljeqvist, 1944, map facing p.204). Montañas de Batherbee [sic] (Muñoz Christi, 1948, p.85). Batterbyn Vuoret (Andersson, 1948, end map). Batterbee Range, extending from Eureka Glacier to Goodenough Glacier (Kosack, 1954, Tafel 46). Batterbee-Gebirge (Kosack, 1956, end map). Cordillera Batterbee (Lliboutry, 1956, map p.440). Montañas Avión Cruz del Sur [=Southern Cross aeroplane mountains] (Argentina. MM, 1957b, p.1). Montes Avión Cruz del Sur (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957). Montañas Batterbee, as rejected form (Argentina. MM, 1957b, p.1). Monti Batterbee (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 9). Pohorï Batterbee (Bártl, 1958, map facing p.144). Gory Batterbi (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). The mountains were surveyed by BAS from "Stonington Island", 1962-72.

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71° 24' 00.0" S
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67° 15' 00.0" W
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