Name details

Zeiss Needle

Zeiss Needle (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Zeiss Needle  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 112033

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 695 m near N end of Arctowski Peninsula, Danco Coast, above Errera Channel, was roughly charted by BeAE in February 1898 (Lecointe, 1903, Carte 5); called descriptively Monte Dedo [= finger mountain] by AAE (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.300); photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Danco Island", 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of photogrammetry and air survey grouped in this area, named after Carl Zeiss (1816-88), German optical mathematician and founder of the Zeiss optical works in Jena, 1846 (APC, 1960, p.8; BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961; [referring in error to the summit 1 km to SE] BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974). Black Nunatak (USHO, 1960, p.357, 4th view). Mount Dedo (USBGN, 1965, p.95).I

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 39' 00.0" S
- 64.65000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 32' 00.0" W
- 62.53333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Sep-1960

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