Tyrrell, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Tyrrell (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 on E side of Toynbee Glacier, NE Alexander Island, was photographed from the air by BGLE, 1 February 1937; surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1948; in association with the names of British geologists grouped in this area, named after Dr George Walter Tyrrell (1883-1961), Senior Lecturer in Geology, Glasgow University, 1919-48, and author of papers on the petrology of the South Shetland Islands, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands; Chief Scientist, Scottish Spitsbergen Syndicate Expedition, 1919; Chief Geologist, Scottish expeditions to Iceland, 1920 and (as Leader) 1924 (APC, 1955, p.21; DOS 610 sheet W 69 68, 1960). Mount Tyrell [sic] (BA, 1974, p.209). [Tyrrell Glacier, South Georgia, is also named after Dr G. W. Tyrrell.]
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