Name details

Mount Holm-Hansen

Holm-Hansen, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Mount Holm-Hansen  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 126631

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.

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Narrative

A prominent mountain rising to 1,920 m between lower David Valley and Bartley Glacier in Asgard Range, Victoria Land. Named by US-ACAN in 1997 after Osmund Holm-Hansen, plant physiologist, who, working in the 1959-60 season, was one of the first American scientists to visit and conduct research in both Taylor Valley and Wright Valley; Research Biologist, Scripps Institution of Oceanography from 1962; extensive field research from 1976 includes studies of microbial populations in McMurdo Sound, the Ross Sea, and other ocean areas S of the Antarctic Convergence.

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Location

Latitude:
77° 36' 00.0" S
- 77.60000°
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Longitude:
162° 11' 00.0" E
162.18333°
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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-1997

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