Name details

Mount Bayonne

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107704

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 c. 1600m at N end of Rouen Mountains, N Alexander Island, was sighted by FAE, 1903-05, in January 1905, and named Massif Bayonne after the city in S France (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 1; Bongrain, 1914, vues 39 and 42 following p.60). Bayonne Mount (BA chart 3175, 9.x.1914). Mount Bayonne (BA, 1916, photograph facing p.409; BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; [in 68 56'S 70 58'W] APC, 1955, p.5; DOS 610 sheet W 68 70; [co-ordinates corrected] APC, 1977, p. 5; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/5 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978). Bayon Fj. (HA chart, 1927). Bayonnefjellet (Aagaard, 1930, end map). The mountain was photographed from the air by BGLE in 1936-37. Montes Bayonne (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.272). Monte Bayone (Ihl C. and Ayala A., 1947, map facing p.64). Monte Bayonne (Chile. DNH chart LIII, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.193; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.42). Monte Boyone [sic] (Vila Labra, 1947, map p.203). Bayonne Berg (Knapp, 1958, p.568). The mountain was rephotographed from the air by RARE in 1947 and mapped from air photographs by FIDS in 1959 (Searle, 1963, end map).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 55' 00.0" S
- 68.91667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
71° 03' 00.0" W
- 71.05000°
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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 Name:
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Source Identifier:
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:
8-Sep-1953

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