Branco, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Branco (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. 975m N of Beascochea Bay, Graham Coast, was charted by FAE, 1908-10, and named Sommet Rio Branco after Baron Rio Branco, then Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brazil, who assisted the expedition at Rio de Janiero in October 1908 (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 4); resurveyed by BGLE in August 1935 (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400). Mount Rio Branco (USHO, 1943, p.141; USBGN, 1969, p.163). Cerro Rio Branco (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). Mount Branco (APC, 1955, p.6; BA chart 3573, 26.viii.1960). The mountain was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS-RN in 1958. Monte Rio Branco (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.242).
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