Name details

Mount Henderson

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 126424

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

Massive mountain, 970 m, rising through the ice sheet 5 mi SE of Holme Bay and a like distance NE of the N end of the Masson Range. Discovered in February 1931 by the BANZARE under Mawson, who named it after W. Henderson, Director of the Australian Department of External Affairs, a member of the Australian Antarctic Committee, 1929.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 42' 00.0" S
- 67.70000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 04' 00.0" E
63.06667°
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Altitude:
970 m
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Images


©Wade Fairley 2005
Catalogue id
IA16578
Caption
A panoramic view of the north west part of Mount Henderson
Photographer
Fairley, Wade

Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1947

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