Name details

Mount Mellanby

Mellanby, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Mount Mellanby  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110105

Feature type: Mountain

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. 1200m between Funk Glacier and Cadman Glacier, Graham Coast, was roughly charted by FAE, 1908-10, in January 1909 and called descriptively Massif Rouge [=red massif] (Bongrain, 1914, vue 21 following p.60); photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of vitamin research grouped in this area, named after Sir Edward Mellanby (1884-1955), English biochemist whose work on the deficiency disease rickets in 1921 led to the identification of vitamin D (APC, 1959a, p.9; BA chart 3573, 26.viii.1960). Mount Rouge (USBGN, 1965, p.104).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 37' 00.0" S
- 65.61667°
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Longitude:
63° 42' 00.0" W
- 63.70000°
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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 Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
7-Jul-1959

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