Name details

Mount Bowles

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107896

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. 750m between South Bay and Moon Bay, Livingston Island, was roughly charted by Foster of HMS Chanticleer in 1829 and named after Capt. (later Rear-Adm.) W. Bowles, RN (Cape Bowles, q.v.), with whom Foster surveyed La Plata from HMS Creole in 1819 (Foster and Kendall, chart, 1829a; BA chart 3205, 1.vi.1901; APC, 1955, p.6; DOS 610 sheet W 62 60, 1968). Pic Bowles (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 1). Bowles Fj. (HA chart, 1928). Monte Bowles (Chile. DNH chart L, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.213; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.52). Mont Bowles (France. SHM chart 5452, 1951). Monte Bowies [sic] (Argentina. MM chart ALFA, 1954). The mountain was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Monte Barnard, in error (Mount Friesland, q.v.) (Argentina. MM chart 127, 1957). Gora Barnard (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 37' 00.2" S
- 62.61672°
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Longitude:
60° 12' 09.0" W
- 60.20250°
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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 Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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