Name details

Lawson Peak

Lawson Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Lawson Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109767

Feature type: Peak

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. 600m on NE side of Auvert Bay, Graham Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers in the prevention of snow-blindness grouped in this area, named after Sir Arnold Lawson (1867-1947), English ophthalmic surgeon, whose work on tinted glass, c. 1925-40, contributed to improvements in the protective qualities of snow goggles (APC, 1960, p.5). Ferin Head (q.v.), in error (USHO, 1960, p.371, 1st view).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 11' 00.0" S
- 66.18333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 38' 00.0" W
- 65.63333°
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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:
23-Sep-1960

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