Name details

Gourdon Peak

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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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109078

Feature type: Peak

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. 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).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 05' 00.0" S
- 65.08333°
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Longitude:
64° 01' 00.0" W
- 64.01667°
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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:
20-Sep-1955

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