Ptolemy, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Ptolemy (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Mountain
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:
rising to 1370m between Gibbs Glacier and Traffic Circle, Bowman Coast, was sketched from the air, 14 August 1947, and surveyed from the ground in December 1958 by FIDS from "Stonington Island"; in association with the names of pioneers of navigation grouped in this area, named after Claudius Ptolemy (fl. 127-151 AD), Egyptian mathematician, astronomer and geographer, who introduced the system of co-ordinates of latitude and longitude for fixing positions on the Earth's surface, and prepared tables of positions of several thousand places (APC, 1962, p.25; DOS 610 sheet W 68 64, 1963).
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