Name details

Mount Pálsson

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110487

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. 1100m on N side of Whirlwind Inlet, Bowman Coast, was surveyed by the BAS Larsen Ice Shelf party, 1963-64; in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named after Sveinn Pálsson (1762-1840), Icelandic naturalist who carried out pioneer work on glaciers and ice caps in Iceland (APC, 1975, p.4; BA, 1976, p.4).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 21' 00.0" S
- 67.35000°
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Longitude:
65° 31' 00.0" W
- 65.51667°
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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:
20-Dec-1974

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