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Mount Hopeful

Hopeful, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Mount Hopeful  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109371

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.

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rising to c. 700m N of King George Bay, King George Island, was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956 and surveyed from the ground by FIDS, 1957-59; in association with the names of nineteenth-century sealers in this area, named after the Enderby Brothers' schooner Hopeful (Henry Rea, Master, RN, Rea Peak, q.v.), which sailed from London in 1833, in company with the tender Rose (Rose Peak, q.v.), to continue Biscoe's Antarctic exploration, although the Antarctic voyage was abandoned after the loss in December 1833 or January 1834 of Rose, whose crew were rescued by Hopeful (APC, 1960, p.5; DOS 610 sheet W 62 58, 1968). Gora Khopful (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 175). Copper Ridge or Miedziana Gran, referring to the W ridge of the mountain from the copper mineralization (Tokarski, 1981, p.142 and map Fig. 2, p.143). Green Crag or Zielona Turnia, on the N side of the mountain (Tokarski, 1981, map Fig. 2, p.143 and p.144). Middle Walls or Posrednie Sciany, on the W side (Tokarski, 1981, map Fig. 2, p.143 and p.144). Ruined Castle or Zrujnowany Zamek, referring to a feature on the NE side (Tokarski, 1981, map Fig. 2, p.143 and p.145). Splinter or Odlupek, referring to a rock in the massif (Tokarski, 1981, map Fig. 2, p.143 and p.145). Twins or Bliznieta, referring to twin crags on the N side of the massif (Tokarski, 1981, map Fig. 2, p.143 and p.145).

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62° 02' 19.7" S
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58° 08' 26.8" W
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