Name details

Brimstone Peak

Brimstone Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Brimstone Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107955

Feature type: Peak

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. 120m on W side of Emerald Cove, SW of North Foreland, King George Island, was charted by Powell in 1821-22 and called North Foreland (Powell, chart, 1822a; Vincendon-Dumoulin, atlas, 1847, Pl. 43). Nord Vorland (Friederichsen, 1895, Tafel 7 following p.304). The feature was recharted by DI in 1937 and named descriptively Brimstone Bluff (Hill and others, chart, 1937b; BA, 1942, p.41) or Brimstone Peak (Hill, 1937; Deacon, 1939, p.203; APC, 1960, p.3; DOS 610 sheet W 62 56, 1968). Brimstone Point (Ommanney, 1938, p.296). Morne Brimstone (France. SHM, 1954, p.45). The peak was photographed from the air by FIDASE in December 1956. Pico Brimstone (Argentina. MM, 1958b, p.61; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.56). Pico Amarillo [=yellow peak] (Argentina. MM, 1960a, p.5; Pierrou, 1970, p.162). Pik Amaril'o, incorrectly shown SE of Bolinder Bluff (Govorukha and Simonov, 1973a, map p.9).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
61° 55' 07.6" S
- 61.91878°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 45' 01.7" W
- 57.75047°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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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:
23-Sep-1960

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