Name details

Hunt Peak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109429

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. 550m on N side of Stonehouse Bay, Adelaide Island, was roughly charted by FAE, 1908-10, in 1909; surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in September 1948 and named Hunt Point, after Sgt Kenneth Dawson Hunt, RAF (b. 1922), mechanic of the Norseman aircraft that flew from Argentine Islands to Stonington Island in January-February 1950 to relieve the FIDS station (Mount St. Louis, q.v.) (APC, 1955, p.12; BA chart 3570, 21.ix.1957); following air photography by FIDASE, 1956-57, and further ground survey by FIDS from "Horseshoe Island", 1957-58, renamed Hunt Peak (APC, 1960, p.5; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 18' 00.0" S
- 67.30000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 02' 00.0" W
- 68.03333°
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:
31-Mar-1955

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