Name details

Mount Cornu

Cornu, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Mount Cornu  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108312

Feature type: Mountain

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. 1450m on SW side of Wright Ice Piedmont, Danco Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57; in association with the names of aviation pioneers grouped in this area, named after Paul Cornu (b.1881), French engineer who, in a machine of his own construction, was the first man to leave the ground in a helicopter (although not vertically), 13 November 1907 (APC, 1960, p.3; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 10' 00.0" S
- 64.16667°
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Longitude:
60° 38' 00.0" W
- 60.63333°
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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 Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Sep-1960

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