Name details

Mount Egbert

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108640

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. 2900m in Douglas Range, Alexander Island, was possibly first sighted by FAE, 1908-10, on 21 January 1909; seen from the air and surveyed from the ground on its E side by BGLE in 1936-37 (Rymill and others, 1938, p.102; Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232); re-surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in December 1948; in association with the names of Saxon Kings of England in this area, named after Egbert (d. 839), King of England, 827-39 (APC, 1955, p.9; DOS 610 sheet W 69 68, 1960).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 57' 00.0" S
- 69.95000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
69° 39' 00.0" W
- 69.65000°
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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:
31-Mar-1955

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