Name details

Cumpston Massif

Cumpston Massif (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Cumpston Massif  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 124001

Feature type: Massif (2c)

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

A prominent, flat-topped rock massif, 2,070 m, trending N-S for 9 mi at the junction of Lambert and Mellor Glaciers in the Prince Charles Mountains, Mac. Robertson Land. Discovered in Nov. 1956 during an ANARE flight. Named by ANCA for J.S. Cumpston of the Australian Dept. of External Affairs, who, with E.P. Bayliss, was responsible for the 1939 map of Antarctica by the Property and Survey Branch, Dept. of Interior, Canberra.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
73° 33' 00.0" S
- 73.55000°
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Longitude:
66° 53' 00.0" E
66.88333°
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Altitude:
2070 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-1970

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