Gunter, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Gunter (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Mountain
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 1970m E of N end of Wordie Ice Shelf, Fallières Coast, was roughly surveyed by BGLE, 1936-37; photographed from the air by RARE, 27 November 1947, and resurveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1958; in association with the names of pioneers of navigation grouped in this area, named after Edmund Gunter (1581-1626), English mathematician whose "line of numbers" (1617) was the first step towards a slide-rule and who, in 1620, published tables of logarithmic sines and tangents which revolutionized navigation (APC, 1962, p.15; DOS 610 sheet W 68 66, 1963).
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