Timosthenes, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Timosthenes (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. 2025 m on N side of Airy Glacier, Fallières Coast, was photographed from the air by RARE, 27 November 1947, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in December 1958; called in error Peregrinus Peak (q.v.) (APC, 1962, p.25); in association with the names of pioneers of navigation grouped in this area, named after Aristotle Timosthenes of Rhodes, who as Chief Pilot to Ptolemy II (King of Egypt, 285-246 BC) wrote sailing directions and devised the wind-rose of eight or twelve winds, later developed into the points of the compass (APC, 1962, p.31; DOS 610 sheet W 69 64, 1963).
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