Name details

Lumière Peak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109925

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. 1050m SE of Cape Tuxen, Graham Coast, was sighted by FAE, 1903-05, and named Sommet Lumière after a benefactor of the expedition, Auguste Lumière (1862-1954), French physician, who with his brother Louis was responsible for the perfection and commercial development of cinematography (Charcot, 1906b, p.474); surveyed by FAE, 1908-10. Pic Lumière (Charcot, 1910, map p.267). The peak was resurveyed by BGLE in 1935-36 (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400). Mount Lumière (Holtedahl, 1929, p.24). Lumière Peak (USAAF chart 1762, 1946; APC, 1955, p.14; DOS 610 sheet W 65 64, 1959). The peak was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and further surveyed from the ground by FIDS-RN in 1958. Pico Lumière (DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.190).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 18' 00.0" S
- 65.30000°
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Longitude:
64° 04' 00.0" W
- 64.06667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
22-Sep-1954

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