Chaigneau Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Chaigneau Peak (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Peak
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 760m on E side of Penola Stait, Graham Coast, was roughly mapped by FAE, 1908-10, in 1909 and provisionally called Mont Rude, probably after Fran ois Rude (1784-1855), French sculptor (Charcot, 1910, p.210 and map p.267) or, descriptively, Mont Diamant [=mount diamond] (Charcot, 1910, p.264); renamed by FAE Pic Chaigneau after Señor Chaigneau, then Governor of Provïncia de Magallanes, Chile, who assisted the expedition (Charcot, 1910, p.25, 365). Mount Diamond, referring to the provisional name (Charcot, [1911b], p.223). Mount Rude (Charcot, [1911b], p.234). Chaigneau Peak (USHO, 1943, p.138; APC, 1959a, p.5; BAS chart 3572, 12.viii.1960). Pico Chaigneau (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.72). The peak was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57. Picco Chaigneau (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 7). Chagineau [sic] Peak (USOO chart 6945, 1963). Pico Chaineau, as rejected form (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.72).
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