Name details

Mount Metcalfe

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110131

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. 1505m S of Square Bay, Fallières Coast, near head of McMorrin Glacier, was surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1962 and named after Robert John Metcalfe (1938-1993), FIDS surveyor, "Stonington Island", 1960-62, who carried out the survey ([in 66°58'S 66°57'W] APC, 1964, p.3; [co-ordinates corrected] APC, 1977, p.22; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978; BA chart 3580, 10.xii.1982); resurveyed by BAS from "Stonington Island", 1967-69. Mount Metcalf [sic] (BA, 1974, p.206).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 59' 00.0" S
- 67.98333°
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Longitude:
66° 58' 00.0" W
- 66.96667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
12-Feb-1964

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