Lacroix, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Lacroix (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:
forming NE peninsula of Booth Island, Graham Coast, and rising to 635m at Cléry Peak (q.v.), was mapped by FAE, 1903-05, and named Mont Lacroix after François-Antoine-Alfred Lacroix (1863-1948), French mineralogist and geologist; member of the Commission des Travaux Scientifiques for FAE, 1903-05 and 1908-10, who signed the instructions for the latter expedition (Charcot, 1906b, p.41, 473; 1908, map p.36; BA, 1916, p.407). Mont Rouillé [=rusty mountain], so called descriptively by sailors in the expedition ship Français (Gourdon, 1908, p.21). Massif Lacroix (Matha and Rey, 1911, p.65). Mount Lecroix [sic] (BA, 1930, p.85). Mount Lecroix [sic] Peninsula (USHO, 1943, p.136). Monte Lecroix [sic] (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949). Mount Lacroix (APC, 1955, p.13; BA chart 3572, 25.vii.1958). The mountain was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Monte Lacroix (Argentina. MM, 1960b, p.146; Pierrou, 1970, p.461).
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