Name details

Mount Parry

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110509

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

highest peak (2520m) on Brabant Island, was roughly charted by Foster in February 1829 and named after Adm. Sir William Edward Parry, RN (1790-1855), British Arctic explorer and navigator; Commander of expeditions to the North-west Passage, 1819-20, 1821-23 and 1824-25, and towards the North Pole from Spitsbergen (Svalbard) in 1827; Hydrographer of the Navy, 1825-29 (Acting Hydrographer, 1823-25) (Foster and Kendall, chart, 1829a; BA chart 1238, 7.ix.1839; [in 64°17'S 62°37'W] chart 3205, 25.iii.1937; APC, 1955, p.16; [coordinates corrected] BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974; APC, 1977, p.25). Parry Berg (Friederichsen, 1895, Tafel 7 facing p.304). The mountain was further charted by FAE, 1903-05. Mont Parry (Charcot, 1906a, map facing p.316). Monte Parry (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map; Pierrou, 1970, p.576; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.220). Mount Parry, referring collectively to this feature and to Harvey Heights (Bagshawe, 1921-22c, p.B. 27). Parry Fj. (HA chart 1928). Mount Parry Range (USHO, 1943, p.118). The mountain was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Gora Parri (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). The mountain was first climbed by JSEBI, 30 October 1984.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 15' 00.0" S
- 64.25000°
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Longitude:
62° 25' 00.0" W
- 62.41667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Scale:
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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:
8-Sep-1953

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