Name details

Mount Reeves

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110825

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 c. 1920m W of Tickle Channel, E Adelaide Island, was roughly charted by FAE, 1908-10, in January 1909 (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 2); called in error Massif Bouvier (Mount Bouvier, q.v.) (Bongrain, 1914, vues 28 and 31 following p.60); surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in September 1948 and named after Edward Ayearst Reeves (1862-1945), Map Curator and Instructor in Survey, RGS, 1900-33, and Editor of Hints to travellers, Vol. 1, 9th-11th editions (APC, 1955, p.17; BA 1956, p.76; chart 3570, 21.ix.1957; 3571, 14.vii.1961). Mount Bouvier, in error (USHO, 1960, p.369, 4th view). Mount VĂ©lain (q.v.), in error (USHO, 1960, p.370, 1st view). Monte Bruyne, so called by CAE after Pedro A. de Bruyne who, in 1905 with A. Andresen (Andresen Island, q.v.), formed a society which the following year became the Sociedad Ballenera de Magallanes, officially recognized by the Chilean government (Chile. DNH chart 1600, 1963; IHA, 1974, p.57). Monte Bouvier, rejected as erroneously applied (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.57).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 08' 00.0" S
- 67.13333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 59' 00.0" W
- 67.98333°
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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:
31-Mar-1955

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