Name details

Melville Peak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110111

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 550m W of Cape Melville (q.v.), King George Island, was called Mont Melville by FAE, 1908-10, in association with the cape (Bongrain, 1914, vue 2 following p.60). Mont Meerille, in error (Bongrain, 1914, Pl.2 (upper photograph) following p.60). Melville Peak (Hill and others, chart, 1937b; BA chart 3205, 2.ix.1938; APC, 1955, p.15; DOS 610 sheet W 62 56, 1968). Pico Melville (Chile. DNH chart L, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.516; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.199). Punta Melville (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1949). Pic Melville (France. SHM, 1954, p.44).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 01' 15.7" S
- 62.02103°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 40' 16.1" W
- 57.67114°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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