Name details

Cockburn Peak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108245

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.

Narrative

Peak, rising to 450 m, the most conspicuous landform on Cockburn Island, off E James Ross Island. Discovered by Ross on 1 Jan.1843, who described it as a volcanic crater-like peak; surveyed by SwAE in 1903 and by FIDS, 1947. Following geological fieldwork by BAS on the island in 1995-96, named in association with the island (GBR text 1999).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 12' 00.0" S
- 64.20000°
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Longitude:
56° 50' 55.0" W
- 56.84861°
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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 Scale:
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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

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
15-Jun-1999

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