Name details

Mount Verne

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111761

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

highest peak (1635 m) on Pourquoi Pas Island, Fallières Coast, ESE of Bongrain Point, was roughly mapped by FAE, 1908-10, in 1909 and further surveyed by BGLE in July-August 1936 (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.432); resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1948; in association with names on the island from his book, named after Jules Verne (1828-1905), French author of Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Paris, 1869), the story of an imaginary voyage to the South Pole ([in 67°45'S 67°29'W] APC, 1955, p.22; BA, 1956, p.78; chart 3570, 21.ix.1957; [co-ordinates corrected] BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978; BA chart 3580, 10.xii.1982; APC, 1986, p.4). Monte Verne (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.196; IHA, 1974, p.293). The mountain was further surveyed and first climbed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1965. Monte Berne [sic] (Chile. IGM map 12, 1966).

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Location

Latitude:
67° 45' 00.0" S
- 67.75000°
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Longitude:
67° 26' 00.0" W
- 67.43333°
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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 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:
31-Mar-1955

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