Name details

Rouen Mountains

Rouen Mountains (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Rouen Mountains  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110952

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

extending to the N coast of Alexander Island between Bongrain Ice Piedmont and Roberts Ice Piedmont and to the E coast at Schokalsky Bay, bounded to the W by Russian Gap and Palestrina Glacier, and to the S and SE by Tufts Pass and Hampton Glacier, rising to c. 2800m at Mount Paris (q.v.) and including also from N to S Mount Bayonne, The Needles, Mount Calais, Mount Sanderson, Mount Hahn, Mount Cupola and Care Heights. The mountains were roughly mapped by FAE, 1908-10, in January 1909 and named Massif Rouen after the French city of Rouen, where the expedition was received on its return (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 1; Bongrain, 1914, p.52 and vue 43 following p.60). Rouen Range (BA chart 3175, 9.x.1914). Mount Rouen (BA, 1916, photograph facing p.409). Rouan [sic] Fjellene (HA chart, 1927). The mountains were probably seen from the air by Wilkins, 29 December 1929. Rouenfjellet (Aagaard, 1930, end map). The mountains were

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 10' 00.0" S
- 69.16667°
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Longitude:
70° 53' 00.0" W
- 70.88333°
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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 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:
2-Mar-1961

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