Kinnear Mountains (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Kinnear Mountains (The name as it would appear on a map)
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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.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
rising to c. 950m between Khamsin Pass to W and Forster Ice Piedmont and Prospect Glacier to E, Fallières Coast, were roughly surveyed by BGLE in September 1936, further surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1946-49, and photographed from the air by RARE, 1947-48; named after Sir Norman Boyd Kinnear (1882-1957), British ornithologist, who as a member of staff of the British Museum (Natural History) assisted BGLE; Director of the Museum and member of the FIDS Scientific Committee, 1947-50 (APC, 1955, p.13; DCS 601 sheet 69 66, 1955; DOS 610 sheet W 69 66, 1963); resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in November 1958. Cordón Santa Micaela (Argentina. IAA map, [1959b]). Gory Kinnir (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Kinnear Range (FID, 1960, p.69).
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