Name details

Cushing Peak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108392

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.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

rising to c. 950m in N Brabant Island, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of medicine in this area, named after Harvey Cushing (1869-1939), American pioneer of neurosurgery (APC, 1960, p.3; [referring in error to peak 1 km to SSW] BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974). Cushing Col, at c. 800m on SE side of the peak, was the site of a rescue by helicopter from HMS Endurance of an injured member of JSEBI, 8 March 1985 (Times, 9 March 1985).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 06' 00.0" S
- 64.10000°
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Longitude:
62° 26' 00.0" W
- 62.43333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
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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