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Osterrieth Range

Osterrieth Range (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Osterrieth Range  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110456

Feature type: Range


This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

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rising to 1350m, extending NE-SW from Clifford Peak to Billie Peak, and also including Mount Camber, Molar Peak and Copper Peak, was roughly charted by BeAE, 8 February 1898, and named Monts Osterrieth after Mme Ernest (Anna) Osterrieth of Antwerp, a patron of the expedition (Cape Anna, q.v.) (Lecointe, map, 1899; Gerlache, 1900b, p.474; Lecointe, 1903, Carte 5). The feature as originally named may also have included Mount Franc ais and associated peaks; on subsequent maps and charts the feature has been variously shown with more or less its present extent, or extending SW almost to Cape Lancaster. Osterrieth Gebierge (Stefan, 1900, map facing p.532). Osterrieth Mountains (Cook, 1900, map p.xx; BA chart 1238, ix.1908; [including Mount Franc ais] BA, 1948, p.189; [as now defined] APC, 1955, p.16). Monti Osterreith [sic] (Gerlache, 1902a). Osterrieth-Berge (Cook, 1903, map following p.10). The range was further charted by FAE, 1903-05. Monte Osterria [sic] (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map). Monts Osterieth [sic] (Charcot, 1912, Pl.11). The range was further charted by DI in 1927. Montes Osterrieth (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.218). Monti Osterrieth (Zavatti, 1952, p.510). MontaƱas Osterrieth (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.265; Pierrou, 1970, p.569). The range was surveyed by FIDS from Norsel and from "Arthur Harbour" in 1955. Osterrleth [sic] Mountains, as rejected name (USBGN, 1956, p.233). Osterrieth Range (APC, 1958, p.6; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/3, 1-DOS 1979). Montes Osterreith [sic] (Chile. DNH chart 1501, 1962). Osterreith [sic] Range (Adie, 1972, p.140).

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64° 38' 00.0" S
- 64.63333°
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63° 12' 00.0" W
- 63.20000°
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Not recorded
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