Name details

Pawson Peak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110534

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. 250m WNW of Sphinx Hill, Admiralty Bay, King George Island, following geological work by BAS, 1975-76, was named after Kenneth Pawson (b. 1923), FIDS meteorological observer, "Port Lockroy", 1947-48; general assistant, "Admiralty Bay", 1948-50 (APC, 1980, p.4). Czajkowski Needle, so called by PAE after Ryszard Czajkowski, Polish geophysicist and member of PAE, 1977-78, who climbed this peak; member of Polish expeditions to Svalbard (Birkenmajer, 1979b, map Fig. 3, p.3). Iglica Czajkowskiego (Birkenmajer, 1980b, p.82).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 11' 18.3" S
- 62.18842°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 28' 13.5" W
- 58.47042°
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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 Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
7-Feb-1978

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