Name details

Mount Moberly

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110184

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 1535m W of Börgen Bay, SE Anvers Island, was sighted by Biscoe, 21 February 1832, and named after Capt. John Moberly, RN (d.1848), under whose command in HMS Moselle Biscoe had served in the West Indies, 1813-15 (Biscoe, 1830-33b, 21 February 1832; 1833c, p.75; APC, 1958, p.6; BA chart 3572, 25.vii.1958). Mont Moberly (Biscoe, 1833a, p.313). Mount Maberly [sic] ( [Biscoe], 1835, p.272). Mont Mowerby [sic] (d'Urville, 1842, p.24). Mont Mauberly [sic] (Lecointe, 1905, p.72). Mont Mobberby [sic], Monte Moberly (Gerlache, 1900b, p.475; 1902a). The mountain was roughly surveyed by FIDS from "Port Lockroy" in 1944 and resurveyed from "Arthur Harbour" in 1955.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 44' 00.0" S
- 64.73333°
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Longitude:
63° 42' 00.0" W
- 63.70000°
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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:
4-Sep-1957

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