Name details

Holst Peak

Holst Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Holst Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109350

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. 1185m on NE side of Satellite Snowfield, Alexander Island, was photographed from the air by RARE in 1947 and mapped from air photographs by FIDS in 1959; in association with the names of other composers and with the names of planets in this area, named after Gustav Theodore Holst (1874-1934), English composer of works including the suite The planets (1918) ([in 71°20'S 70°06'W] APC, 1961, p.3; DOS 710 sheet 14, 1963; Searle, 1963, end map; [correctly positioned] BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/13, 1-DOS 1974; APC, 1977, p.17). Gora Kholst (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.24). The peak was correctly positioned following the availability of USLANDSAT imagery of January 1973.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 14' 00.0" S
- 71.23333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
69° 25' 00.0" W
- 69.41667°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
2-Mar-1961

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