Name details

Cook Summit

Cook Summit (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Cook Summit  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108291

Feature type: Glacier

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

highest peak (1590m) in Solvay Mountains (q.v.), Brabant Island, between Celsus Peak and Galen Peak, following its ascent by a JSEBI party, 4 December 1984, was named after Dr Frederick Arthur Cook (1865-1940), American polar explorer and surgeon with BeAE; surgeon on US Greenland expedition, 1891-92 (R. E. Peary); Leader, Mount McKinley expedition, 1906; Leader, North Polar expedition, 1907-09, on which he claimed to have reached the North Pole, 21 April 1908 (APC, 1986, p. 3).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 24' 00.0" S
- 64.40000°
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Longitude:
62° 24' 00.0" W
- 62.40000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
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:
13-Nov-1985

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