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Mount Jackson

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109490

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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near SE end of Dyer Plateau, central Palmer Land, the highest peak (3180m) in BAT, was seen from the air and from the ground by USAS in November 1940, when its height was estimated as c. 4200m; called Mount Ernest Gruening after Ernest H. Gruening (Gruening Glacier, q.v.) and shown in 71°21'S 63°10'W (USAAF chart [LR-74], 1942); later named Mount Andrew Jackson after Andrew Jackson (1767-1845), 7th President of the United States, 1828-36, who signed the bill authorizing the United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-42 (Charles Wilkes) ([in c. 71°31'S 63°34'W] USHO chart 2562, 1943; [in 71°22'S 63°10'W] USAAF chart [AP-]43, 1943; [in 71°34'S 63°10'W] USHO chart 5411, 1946; [in c. 71°22'S 63°00'W] Ronne, 1948b, map p.357; [in 71°22'S 63°22'W] BA chart 3175, 12.xi.1954; APC, 1955, p.4; DCS 601 sheet 71 62, 1955; APC, 1964, p.2; [as rejected name] APC, 1975, p.3). Andrew Jackson Massifs (USHO, 1943, p.275). Mount E. Gruening (Ronne, 1945, map p.14). Monte A. Jackson (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). The mountain was seen from the ground from a distance by a FIDS party from "Stonington Island" in November 1947, when its height was estimated as more than 3050m but lower than previously reported. Monte Andrew Jackson (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1949; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.28). Gora Andru Dzhekson (Baranov and others, 1954, map p.283). Monte Jackson (Lliboutry, 1956, map p.440). Monte Andrés Jackson (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957). Mount Jackson ([in 71°22'S 63°22'W] APC, 1960, p.5; USOO chart V30-SP6, 1967; APC, 1975, p.4; [co-ordinates corrected]; USGS sketch map Palmer Land (North Part), 1979; APC, 1986, p. 3). The mountain was surveyed by BAS from Adelaide in 1964, when the first ascent was made on 23 November. Gora Dzhekson (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.24). The mountain was photographed from the air by USN, 1966-69, and mapped from air photographs by USGS.

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71° 22' 00.0" S
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63° 29' 00.0" W
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