Name details

Quervain Peak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110763

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

one of the Boyle Mountains (q.v.), Arrowsmith Peninsula, Loubet Coast, rising to 2030m, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named after Alfred de Quervain (1879-1927), Swiss glaciologist and Arctic explorer who first applied photogrammetric methods to the measurement of surface glacier flow, in Greenland in 1909; Leader of the Swiss expedition that crossed Greenland from Jakobshavn to Angmagssalik in 1912 (APC, 1960, p.7; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 24' 00.0" S
- 67.40000°
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Longitude:
66° 39' 00.0" W
- 66.65000°
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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:
23-Sep-1960

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