Name details

Mount Huckle

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109405

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

rising to c. 2600m in Douglas Range, W of Toynbee Glacier, N Alexander Island, was possibly sighted by FAE, 1908-10, on 21 January 1909 but not recognized as part of Douglas Range; photographed from the air by BGLE, 16 August 1936 and 1 February 1937, and by RARE in 1947; surveyed on its E side by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1948; named after John Sydney Rodney Huckle (b. 1924), FIDS general assistant, "Deception Island" (Base Leader), 1947-48, and "Stonington Island", 1948-50, who took part in survey of the W side of George VI Sound in 1949; ice pilot in Oluf Sven on FIDASE, 1956-57, and helicopter pilot with whale factory ships in three later seasons (APC, 1955, p.12; USHO chart 6638, 1955; BA chart 3175, 5.vii.1957; DOS 610 sheet W 69 68, 1960). Gora Khakl (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 38' 00.0" S
- 69.63333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
69° 51' 00.0" W
- 69.85000°
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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:
31-Mar-1955

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