Name details

Mount King

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109628

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. 1900m S of Sedgwick Glacier, George VI Sound, N Alexander Island, was photographed from the air and roughly surveyed from the ground by BGLE in October-November 1936 (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232); resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1948; in association with the names of British geologists grouped in this area, named after William Bernard Robinson King (1889-1963), Woodwardian Professor of Geology, Cambridge University, 1943-55 (APC, 1955, p.13; USHO chart 6638, 1955; DOS sheet W 69 68, 1960). Gora King (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 54' 00.0" S
- 69.90000°
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Longitude:
69° 28' 00.0" W
- 69.46667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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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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