Name details

Mount Reece

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110823

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 1085m on S side of Victory Glacier, Prince Gustav Channel, Trinity Peninsula, was probably sighted by SwAE in 1903; surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in August 1945 and named after Lieut. Alan William Reece, RNVR (1921-60), Operation "Tabarin" Base Leader, "Deception Island", 1944-45, and FIDS meteorologist, "Hope Bay", 1945-46; geologist, Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition, 1949-52 (J. Giaever); in East Greenland, 1956 and 1957, and Arctic Canada from 1959; he was killed in an air crash near Resolute Bay, Cornwallis Island, NWT, Canada, 28 May 1960 (BA chart 3205, 23.ix.1949; APC, 1955, p.17; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974). Monte Reece (Chile. DNH chart L, 1951; Pierrou, 1970, p.619; Chile. 1974, p.239). Monte Reede [sic] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.310). The feature was further surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1959-60.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 50' 08.0" S
- 63.83556°
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Longitude:
58° 31' 53.0" W
- 58.53139°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
21-Nov-1949

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