Name details

Mount Kirkwood

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109636

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 460m W of Entrance Point, Deception Island (q.v.), following survey by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit, 1948-49, was called Mount David after David Penfold, elder son of Lieut. Cdr D.N. Penfold, RN (Penfold Point, q.v.), in charge of the survey (BA chart 3202, 23.ix.1949); later named Mount Kirkwood after Cdr (later Capt.) H. Kirkwood, RN (Kirkwood Islands, q.v.) (BA chart 3202, 27.xi.1953; APC, 1955, p.13). Monte David (Chile. DNH chart 501, 1953; IHA, 1974, p.93). Monte Goyena, so called by AAE probably after a member of the expedition (Argentina. MM chart 100, 1953). Monte Kirkwood (González-Ferrán, 1971, p.6, Fig. 2).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 00' 00.0" S
- 63.00000°
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Longitude:
60° 39' 00.0" W
- 60.65000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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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:
15-Nov-1951

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