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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Feature type: Peak
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
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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).
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