Cortes, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Cortes (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Mountain
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 1490m SW of Gibbs Glacier, Falli res Coast, was photographed from the air by RARE, 27 November 1947, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in December 1958; in association with the names of pioneers of navigation grouped in this area, named after Martin Cortes, Spanish author of Arte de navegar (Sevilla, 1551), an important manual of navigation which went through many editions and translations, and replaced the work of the same title by Pedro de Medina (Mount Medina, q.v.) (APC, 1962, p.9; DOS 610 sheet W 68 66, 1963). Mount Cortés [sic] (USGS sketch map Palmer Land (North Part), 1979).
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