Name details

Mount Britannia

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 122951

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

Mountain, 1,160 m, rising in the center of Ronge Island, off the W coast of Graham Land. First charted by the BelgAE under Gerlache, 1897-99. Named by the UK-APC in 1960 after H.M. Yacht Britannia in which Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, visited South Georgia, the South Shetland Islands and Graham Land in January 1957.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 43' 00.0" S
- 64.71667°
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Longitude:
62° 41' 00.0" W
- 62.68333°
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Altitude:
1160 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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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-1965

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