Name details

Herbert Mountains

Herbert Mountains (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Herbert Mountains  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109279

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

in Shackleton Range to S of Slessor Glacier and Mount Sheffield, bounded to E by Bernhardi Heights, to S by Shotton Snowfield and to W by Gordon Glacier, and including from N to S Charpentier Pyramid, Maclaren Monolith, Venetz Peak and Mount Absalom (1645m), were partially surveyed by TAE in October 1957 and named after Sir Edwin Savory Herbert (later Baron Tang- ley of Blackheath) (1899-1973), member of the Committee of Management and Chairman, Finance Committee, TAE; President of the Alpine Club, 1953-55 (APC, 1962, p.16; DOS 610 sheet W 80 24/26, 1963). Gory Kherbert (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.24). The mountains were photographed from the air by USN in 1967 and resurveyed from the ground by BAS from Halley, 1968-71.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
80° 20' 00.0" S
- 80.33333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
25° 30' 00.0" W
- 25.50000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Aug-1962

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