Gourdon Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Gourdon Peak (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Peak
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:
rising to c. 800m on Booth Island, Graham Coast, N of Wandel Peak, was mapped by FAE, 1903-05, in 1904 and named Sommet Gourdon after Dr Ernest Gourdon, geologist on FAE, 1903-05 and 1908-10, and leader of the party which attempted to cross Graham Land in September 1909 (Charcot, 1906b, p.91; Gourdon, 1908, Pl.11 following p.214). Massif Gourdon (Matha and Rey, 1911, p.65). Mount Gourdon (BA, 1930, p.85; APC, 1955, p.11; BA chart 3572, 25.vii.1958). Mont Gourdon (France. SHM, 1937, p.407). Monte Gourdon (Argentina. MM chart 107, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.398; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.140). The peak was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS-RN, 1956-58. Gourdon Peak (APC, 1959a, p.7). Gourdon Mount (USHO, 1960, p.165).
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