Shackleton, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Shackleton (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Mountain
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:
rising to c. 1300m between Leay Glacier and Wiggins Glacier, Graham Coast, was roughly mapped by FAE, 1908-10, in 1909 and provisionally called Mont du Milieu (Charcot, 1910, p.266 and map p.267), Middle Mount (Charcot, 1911a, map facing p.348) or Middle Mountain (Charcot, [1911b], p.167); later named Pic Shackleton after Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton (1874-1922), Third Lieutenant in Discovery, 1901-03, on the National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-04 (Cdr R.F. Scott, RN); Leader, British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-09 (on which he reached 88°23'S), British Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-17, and Shackleton-Rowett Antarctic Expedition, 1921-22 (on which he died aboard his ship Quest at Grytviken, South Georgia, 5 January 1922) (Charcot, 1912, Pl.3). Shackleton Peak (USHO, 1943, p.139). Pico Shakleton [sic] (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). The mountain was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Picco Shakleton (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 7). Mount Shackleton (APC, 1959a, p.11; BA chart 3572, 12.viii. 1960). Pico Shackleton (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.258).
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