Name details

Mount Alfred

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 121690

Feature type: Mountain (2a)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Ice-capped mountain, more than 2,000 m, 5.5 mi inland from George VI Sound and 8 mi S of Mount Athelstan in the Douglas Range of Alexander Island. First photographed from the air on Nov. 23, 1935, by Lincoln Ellsworth and mapped from these photos by W.L.G. Joerg. Its E face was roughly surveyed in 1936 by the BGLE and resurveyed in 1948 and 1949 by the FIDS, who named it for Alfred, Saxon king of England, 871-899. The W face of the mountain was mapped from air photos taken by the RARE, 1947-48, by Searle of the FIDS in 1960.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
70° 18' 00.0" S
- 70.30000°
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Longitude:
69° 14' 00.0" W
- 69.23333°
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Altitude:
2000 m
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1955

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