Name details

Mount Helen

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 126387

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, 1,370 m, which rises 2 mi SW of Mount Achilles in the Achaean Range of central Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. It is snow covered except for a steep rock scarp on its E side. Surveyed by the FIDS in 1955 and named by the UK-APC for Helen, wife of Menelaus, whose abduction by Paris was the cause of the Trojan War in Homer's Iliad.

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Location

Latitude:
64° 32' 00.0" S
- 64.53333°
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Longitude:
63° 38' 00.0" W
- 63.63333°
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Altitude:
1370 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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-1963

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