Vesalius, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Vesalius (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 765 m in S Liège Island, Palmer Archipelago, was called descriptively Monte Sur [= south mountain] by AAE (Argentina. MM chart OO, 1954); photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of medicine grouped in this area, named after Andreas Vesalius (1514-64), Flemish anatomist and author of De humani corporis fabrica (1543), a pioneer work on the structure of the human body (APC, 1960, p.8; BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974). Montes Brugmann (Brugmann Mountains, q.v.), referring collectively to this feature and Pavlov Peak (Chile. DHN chart 1501, 1962).
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