Name details

Magnier Peaks

Magnier Peaks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Magnier Peaks  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109973

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

twin peaks rising to 1345m SW of Leroux Bay, Graham Coast, were roughly surveyed by FAE, 1908-10, and named Pics Magnier probably after a supporter of the expedition (Charcot, 1912, Pl.3). Pics Magner [sic] (Bongrain, 1914, vue 18 following p.60). Magner [sic] Peaks (BA, 1916, photograph facing p.407). The peaks were identified and further surveyed by BGLE in 1935-36 (Rymill and others, 1938, map facing p.400). Magnier Peak (USHO, 1943, p.144). Magnier Peaks (USBGN, 1951, p.34; APC, 1955, p.14; DOS 610 sheet W 65 64, 1959). The peaks were resurveyed by FIDS from "Prospect Point", 1957-58. Picos Magnier (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.191).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 41' 00.0" S
- 65.68333°
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Longitude:
64° 18' 00.0" W
- 64.30000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
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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