Name details

Mount Vartdal

Vartdal, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Mount Vartdal  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111742

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

rising to c.1600 m N of Karpf Point, Mill Inlet, Foyn Coast, was photographed from the air by RARE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1947; in association with the names of Antarctic historians and bibliographers grouped in this area, named after Hroar Kaare Vartdal (b.1903), Norwegian polar bibliographer; author of Boker, Fangstjournaler og Manuscripter i Kommandør Chr. Christensens Hvalfangstmuseum (Oslo, 1936) (BA chart 3570, 4.vi.1954; APC, 1955, p.21; DCS 601 sheet 66 64, 1955).Gora Vartdal' (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). The mountain was further surveyed by BAS from "Stonington Island", 1963-64.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 52' 00.0" S
- 66.86667°
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Longitude:
64° 23' 00.0" W
- 64.38333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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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:
22-Jan-1951

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