Name details

Mirnyy Peak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110170

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 c. 800m in N Rothschild Island, was sighted by RAE in January 1821; photographed from the air on USN Operation "Highjump", 9 February 1947, and mapped from the air photographs by FIDS in 1959; named after the RAE sloop Mirnyy (Leytenant M.P. Lazarev, Lazarev Bay, q.v.) in association with Cape Vostok (q.v.) ([in 69°20'S 72°34'W] APC, 1961, p.3; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; Searle, 1963, end map; [co-ordinates corrected from USLANDSAT imagery of February 1975] BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/5 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978; APC, 1986, p.3). Pik Mirnyy (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.24).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 31' 00.0" S
- 69.51667°
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Longitude:
72° 28' 00.0" W
- 72.46667°
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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:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
2-Mar-1961

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