Bridgman, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Bridgman (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:
highest point (c.1200m) on Liard Island, Loubet Coast, was roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05, and later the name Sommet Gaudry after A. Gaudry (Mount Gaudry, q.v.) was erroneously applied collectively to this mountain and to Glen Peak (q.v.) (Bongrain, 1914, vue 26 following p.60); photographed from the air by RARE in 1947-48 and by FIDASE, 1956-57 and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Detaille Island", 1958-59; in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named Mount Bridgman after Percy Williams Bridgman (1882-1961), American physicist who discovered the highpressure forms of ice; Nobel Laureate in physics, 1946; Professor of Physics, Harvard University, 1950-54 (APC, 1960, p.3; BA, 1976, p.3; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/10, 1-DOS 1979). Mount Bridgeman [sic] (BA, 1961, p.190). Monte Bridgman (Argentina. AA, 1991, p. 9)
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