Altar Mountain (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Altar Mountain (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Mountain (2a)
This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
Prominent mountain over 2,000 m high, standing at the S end of Arena Valley in Victoria Land. Indicated but not named on Ferrar's 1907 map. So named by the NZGSAE (1958-59) because of its stepped profile and flat top, similar to pyramids of the Aztec and Mayan civilizations.
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