Name Details: Desko Mountains (Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory)

Desko Mountains

Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108486

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

WSW-ESE range on Rothschild Island, including Bates Peak, Enigma Peak, Goward Peak, Schenk Peak, Morrill Peak, Thuma Peak and Overton Peak, rising to c.1000m, were photographed from the air by USN in 1946-47 and by RARE in 1947, and roughly mapped from these air photographs by FIDS in 1959; surveyed from the ground by BAS in 1970-71; named after Cdr Daniel A. Desko, USN, aircraft commander, ODF, 1976, and Commanding Officer, Squadron VXE-6, ODF, 1977 (APC, 1980, p.3).

Location

Latitude:
69° 37' 00.0" S
-69.617°
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Longitude:
72° 23' 00.0" W
-72.383°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Region:
Not recorded

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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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:
11-Jun-2008

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