Name details

Havre Mountains

Havre Mountains (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Havre Mountains  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 126302

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

Mountains forming the NW extremity of Alexander Island, extending 20 mi in an E-W direction between Cape Vostok and Russian Gap. First seen in 1821 by a Russian expedition under Bellingshausen and resighted by the BelgAE, 1897-99. They were roughly charted by the FrAE, 1908-10, under Charcot, who named them for Le Havre, French port from which the Pourquol Pas? sailed in 1908. The mountains were mapped in detail from air photos taken by the RARE, 1947-48, by Searle of the FIDS in 1960.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 08' 00.0" S
- 69.13333°
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Longitude:
71° 40' 00.0" W
- 71.66667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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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:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1961

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