Name details

Flinders Peak

Flinders Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Flinders Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 125205

Feature type: Peak (2d)

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 conspicuous triangular peak (960 m) on the W end of Bristly Peaks. The peak overlooks Forster Ice Piedmont near the W coast of Antarctic Peninsula. Photographed from the air by BGLE (Feb. 1937) and RARE (Dec. 1947). Surveyed from the ground by FIDS in Dec. 1958. Named by UK-APC after Matthew Flinders (1774-1814), English navigator who discovered the cause of deviation in magnetic compasses, and pointed the way to a solution, 1805-14.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 21' 00.0" S
- 69.35000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
66° 40' 00.0" W
- 66.66667°
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Altitude:
960 m
Unknown precision

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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:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1962

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