Name details

Mount Demaria

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108473

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 640m SE of Cape Tuxen, Graham Coast, was roughly mapped by FAE, 1903-05, and named Sommet Demaria, after the brothers Demaria, French developers of an anastigmatic lens used by the expedition's photographers (Charcot, 1906b , p.474); further mapped by FAE, 1908-10 (Charcot, 1910, map, p.266). Pic Demaria (Matha and Rey, 1911, p.68, Pl. 3). Mount Demaria (BA, 1916, photograph facing p.407; APC, 1955, p.8; DOS 610 sheet W 65 64, 1959). The peak was exactly located by BGLE. Mont Demaria (France. SHM, 1937, p.408). Cerro Demaría (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). Monte Demaría (Argentina. MM chart, 107, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.305; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.98). Pico Demaría (Argentina. MM chart OMIKRON, 1953). The peak was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and resurveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Prospect Point" in 1957-58. Lumière Peak (q.v.), in error (USHO, 1960, p.367, 3rd view).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 17' 00.0" S
- 65.28333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 08' 00.0" W
- 64.13333°
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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:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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