Name details

Mount Bouvier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107891

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. 2075m in central Adelaide Island, was roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05, and named Pic Bouvier, after Louis-Eugène Bouvier (1856-1944), French naturalist and member of the Commission appointed by the Ministre de l'Instruction Publique to publish the scientific results of the expedition (Charcot, 1906b, p.ii, 477; 1906a, map facing p.316); further charted by FAE, 1908-10. Bouvier Peak (BA chart 1238, ix. 1908). Massif Bouvier (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 1). Mount Bouvier (BA chart 3175, 9.x.1914; APC, 1955, p.6; DCS 601 sheet 67 68, 1954; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961). Bouvier-fjellet (Aagaard, 1930, end map). Mont Bouvier (France. SHM, 1937, p.409). Monte Bouvier (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.272; Pierrou, 1970, p.212; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.52). The mountain was further surveyed by FIDS from Adelaide, 1961-62. Gora Buv'ye (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Bouvier Massif (McKeith, 1969, p.156). Bouvier South, referring to S part of massif (McKeith, 1969, p.157). Monte Bruyne, as rejected name used in error (Mount Reeves, q.v.) (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.52).

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Location

Latitude:
67° 14' 00.0" S
- 67.23333°
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Longitude:
68° 09' 00.0" W
- 68.15000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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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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