Medina, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Medina (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:
rising to 1845m at NE corner of Hadley Upland, Fallières Coast, was photographed from the air by RARE, 27 November 1947, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1958; in association with the names of pioneers of navigation grouped in this area, named after Pedro de Medina (1493-1567), Spanish Cosmographer Royal and author of Arte de navegar (Valladolid, 1545), an important manual of navigation which was widely used until replaced by the work of the same title by M. Cortes (Mount Cortes, q.v.) (APC, 1962, p.21; DOS 610 sheet W 68 66, 1963).
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