Name details

Tyndall Mountains

Tyndall Mountains (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Tyndall Mountains  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111703

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

extending N-S on Arrowsmith Peninsula, Loubet Coast, rising to c.2300 m at Gravier Peaks (q.v.), and including also Pryor Peak and Richardson Peak, were photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named after John Tyndall (1820-93), Irish physicist, mountaineer and pioneer glaciologist, author of works on glaciers and the physical properties of ice (APC, 1960, p.8; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 15' 00.0" S
- 67.25000°
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Longitude:
67° 10' 00.0" W
- 67.16667°
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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 Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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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:
23-Sep-1960

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