Name details

Mount Bruce

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 112888

Feature type: Mountain (2a)

Origin

This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

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Narrative

A snow-covered peak, about 853m high, which forms the highest summit in the Bowers Hills, south of Lillie Glacier Tongue, in Oates Land. Discovered by members of the crew of the Terra Nova who explored along this coast under Pennell in February 1911. Named for Lieutenant Wilfred M Bruce, RNR, officer in charge of the zoological work abroad the Terra Nova for the BAE, 1910-13. He was a brother-in-law of Scott.

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Location

Latitude:
70° 32' 00.0" S
- 70.53333°
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Longitude:
162° 30' 00.0" E
162.50000°
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Altitude:
853 m
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
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