Birks, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Birks (The name as it would appear on a map)
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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.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
rising to c. 1035m at head of Exasperation Inlet, Oscar II Coast, was probably the feature seen from the air by Wilkins on 20 December 1928, just N of Crane Glacier (q.v.), and named Mount Napier Birks, after Napier Birks of Adelaide, Australia, although reported in 66 30'S 64 15'W (Wilkins, 1929, Fig. 25, p.365, p.366, 376; USHO, 1943, p.269; [in 66 28'S 64 30'W] USBGN, 1947, p.204; [co-ordinates corrected] BA chart 3570, 4.vi.1954; APC, 1955, p.15). Napier Birksfjellet (Aagaard, 1930, end map). The area was surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1947, but without positive identification of the feature photographed by Wilkins. Monte Napier Birks (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947; [as rejected name] IHA, 1974, p.207). Napier-Birks-Berg (Kosack, 1955a, p.221). Mount Birks (APC, 1960, p.3; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961).
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