Name details

Mount Pitman

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110643

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 1740m on E side of George VI Sound between Riley Glacier and Chapman Glacier, was photographed from the air and roughly surveyed from the ground by BGLE in 1936 (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232); resurveyed from a distance by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1949 and named after E.L. Pitman, of Byfleet, Surrey, aircraft carpenter who made the BGLE dog sledges, introducing important new elements into the design of the Nansen-type sledge (APC, 1955, p.17; USHO chart 6639, 1955; DCS 601 sheet 70 66, 1956; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/10, 1-DOS 1974). Gora Pitmen (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). The mountain was further surveyed by BAS, 1962-72.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
70° 09' 00.0" S
- 70.15000°
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Longitude:
67° 44' 00.0" W
- 67.73333°
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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:
31-Mar-1955

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