Name details

Mount Plymouth

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110660

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 520m W of Discovery Bay, Greenwich Island, was charted by DI in 1935 and named after Plymouth, Devon (Nelson and others, chart, 1935b; BA chart 1774, 9.vii.1948; APC, 1955, p.17; DOS 610 sheet W 62 58, 1968). Nevado General Cañas, so called by Chilean Army personnel of CAE from "Arturo Prat", Guesalaga Peninsula, after Gen. R. Cañas M. (Cordillera General Cañas, q.v.) (Chile. IGM map, 1947). Picacho General Cañas (Flores Silva, 1947, p.238). Nevado General Cañas (Osorno), so called by CAE, 1947-48, Osorno being a town in Chile (Ihl C. and Ayala A., 1947, maps following p.96). Nevado General R. Cañas M., Nevado General Ramon Cañas Montalva (Chile. IGM, 1948a, p.33 and photograph following p.176). Pico Osorno (Chile. DNH chart 500, 1951). Monte Plymouth (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.213; Pierrou, 1970, p.597). The feature was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956 and surveyed from the ground by FIDS, 1957-59. Pico Plymouth (Argentina. 1958a, p.289). Monte Osorno (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.98; IHA, 1974, p.218).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 27' 44.9" S
- 62.46247°
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Longitude:
59° 48' 59.8" W
- 59.81661°
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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:
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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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