Name details

Mount Scott

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111089

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 880m on E side of Penola Strait, Graham Coast, was roughly mapped by FAE, 1908-10, in 1909 and named Massif Scott after Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, RN (1868-1912), British Antarctic explorer; Commander, British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-04, and British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-13, who died on the Ross Ice Shelf, Ross Dependency, returning from the South Pole (q.v.) on or about 29 March 1912 (Charcot, 1912, Pl.3). Mount Scott (BA, 1930, p.86; chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.19; DOS 610 sheet W6564, 1959). Mont Scott (France. SHM, 1937, p.408). MacĂ­zo Scott (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). Monte Scott (Argentina. MM chart 107, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.656; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.255). The mountain was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS-RN in 1958. Massiccio Scott (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 7).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 09' 00.0" S
- 65.15000°
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Longitude:
64° 03' 00.0" W
- 64.05000°
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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 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:
8-Sep-1953

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