Name details

Mount Blunt

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107848

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.1700m S of Mercator Ice Piedmont, Bowman Coast, was roughly surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in December 1958 and re-surveyed in November 1960; in association with the names of pioneers of navigation grouped in this area, after Edmund Blunt (1770-1862), American publisher of charts and sailing directions, whose establishment was acquired by the US Government to form the nucleus of the USHO (APC, 1962, p.6: DOS 610 sheet W 58 64, 1963).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 48' 00.0" S
- 68.80000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 48' 00.0" W
- 65.80000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Aug-1962

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