Baudin Peaks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Baudin Peaks (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. 800m on S side of Mikkelsen Bay, Fallières Coast, were roughly mapped by FAE, 1908-10, in January 1909 and named Cap Pierre Baudin after Pierre Baudin, a port engineer at Pernambuco (Recife), who assisted the expedition in 1910 (Charcot, 1910, p.366; 1912, Pl. 1 and 2; BA, 1916, p.409). Cap P. Baudin (Bongrain, 1914, vue 36 following p.60). Cape Pierre Baudin (BA chart 3175, 9.x.1914). Kapp Pierre Baudin (HA chart, 1927). The area was surveyed by BGLE in 1936 (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.496). The peaks were called in error Cape Berteaux (q.v.) (USHO, 1945, photograph facing p.162); resurveyed by FIDS from Stonington Island in 1948-49 and named Baudin Peaks (APC, 1955, p.5; DCS sheet 68 66, 1955). Gory Boden (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).
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