Name details

Mount Gaudry

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108983

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. 2320m W of Ryder Bay, Adelaide Island, was roughly mapped as part of Graham Land by FAE, 1903-05, and named Sommet A. Gaudry after Albert Gaudry (1827-1908), French palaeontologist and President of the Académie des Sciences in 1903; a member of the Comité de Patronage of FAE, 1908-10, who signed the instructions for the expedition (Charcot, 1906b, p.477; 1906a, map facing p.316; 1910, p.6). St. A. Gaudry (BA chart 1238, ix.1908). The mountain was remapped in its correct position on Adelaide Island by FAE, 1908-10. Massif Gaudry (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). Mount Gaudry (BA chart 3175, 9.x.1914; DCS 601 sheet 67 68, 1954; APC, 1955, p.10; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978). Gaudry Fj. (HA chart, 1927). Gaudryfjellet (Aagaard, 1930, end map). Mont Gaudry (France. SHM, 1937, p.409). Mount Goudry [sic] (USAAF chart [LR-74], 1942). Monte Gaudry (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.272; Pierrou, 1970, p.385; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.136). Mount Goodry [sic] (USAF chart (AP-38), 1947). The mountain was photographed from the air by RARE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1948. Mount Gandry [sic] (Mott, 1958, p.422). Gora Godri (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Monte Guadry [sic] (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1963). The first ascent of the mountain was made by a BAS-Royal Marine party, 9 January 1963 (BAS, 1964, p.33).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 32' 00.0" S
- 67.53333°
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Longitude:
68° 37' 00.0" W
- 68.61667°
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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 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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