Tuorda Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Tuorda 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 870 m on NW side of Simler Snowfield, Graham Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Prospect Point", 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of ski-mountaineering grouped in this area, named after Pava Lars Nilsson Tuorda (1847-1911) who, with another Jokkmokk Lapp, A. P. Rossa (Rossa Point, q.v.), accompanied A. E. Nordenskiöld's expedition to W Greenland in 1883 and first demonstrated the potential of skis on a polar expedition (APC, 1959a, p.12; BA chart 3573, 26.viii.1960). Thorda [sic] Peak (BA, 1974, p.195).
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