Maya Mountain (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Maya 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:
A small pyramidal shaped mountain, formed similarly to Altar Mountain, and projecting about 150m above a prominent bench at the head of a small westerly directed dry valley extending from the north-south aligned dry valley on the West Beacon western side, south of the Upper Taylor Glacier. With Aztec Mountain its shape and similarity suggests a close resemblance to the pyramidal ceremonial platforms used by the Maya and Aztec civilisations. Named by the NZ Geological and Survey Antarctic Expeditin, 1958-59.
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