Tournachon Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Tournachon Peak (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Peak
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 860 m SSW of Spring Point, Danco Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Portal Point", 1957-59; in association with the names of pioneers of aviation grouped in this area, named after Gaspard Félix Tournachon (1820-1910), French portrait photographer (professionally called Nadar) and aeronaut, who took the first air photographs from a captive balloon in 1858, and suggested their use for map-making (APC, 1960, p.8; BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961).
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