Name details

Phoenix Peak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110612

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 570m at N end of Sobral Peninsula, Nordenskjöld Coast, was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1960-61; in association with the names of pioneer designers of oversnow vehicles grouped in this area, named after the Phoenix Manufacturing Co., Eau Claire, Wisc., which started in 1906-07 to design and build steam "locomotive sleds" for hauling logs over ice and snow, probably the earliest successful vehicles of their type (APC, 1964, p.4; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-22/1 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1974).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 27' 00.0" S
- 64.45000°
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Longitude:
59° 43' 00.0" W
- 59.71667°
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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:
12-Feb-1964

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