Name details

Mount Balfour

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 122144

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

Bastion-like rocky mountain, 1,010 m, which lies at the mouth of Fleming Glacier, close to the junction with Wordie Ice Shelf on the W side of Antarctic Peninsula. First roughly surveyed in 1936 by the BGLE under Rymill. Resurveyed by the FIDS in 1948 and named for Henry Balfour, President of the Royal Geographical Society, 1936-38.

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Location

Latitude:
69° 19' 00.0" S
- 69.31667°
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Longitude:
67° 13' 00.0" W
- 67.21667°
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Altitude:
1010 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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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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