Pulfrich Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Pulfrich Peak (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Peak
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 1250m on Arctowski Peninsula, Danco Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of photogrammetry grouped in this area, named after Carl Pulfrich (1858-1927), German member of the firm Carl Zeiss of Jena; known as the "father of stereo-photogrammetry", he independently developed a stereo-comparator in 1901, first designed in 1894 by A. von Hübl (Hübl Peak, q.v.), and also developed the principle of the "floating mark" established by F. Stolze (Stolze Peak, q.v.) (APC, 1960, p.7; [misplaced 3km to N] BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961; USOO chart 6945, 1963; [correctly positioned] BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974). Stolze Peak (q.v.), in error (USOO chart 6945, 1963).
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