Name details

Mount Handsley

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 126163

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.

Narrative

A subsidiary rock peak on the Knobhead massif in Victoria Land. It rises 1.5 mi SSE of Knobhead and overlooks the upper part of Ferrar Glacier from the northwest. Named in 1969 by the NZ-APC after Jesse Handsley, member of the Discovery crew of Capt. Robert Scott's expedition, who accompanied Scott, Evans, Feather, Skelton and Lashly on the major sledging journey up the Ferrar and Taylor Glaciers in 1903.

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Location

Latitude:
77° 56' 00.0" S
- 77.93333°
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Longitude:
161° 33' 00.0" E
161.55000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
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Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1970

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