Name details

Mount Huxley

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 126882

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 mountain (1,155 m) between lower Condit Glacier and Descent Glacier, marginal to Ferrar Glacier, at the N end of Royal Society Range, Victoria Land. Named in 1992 by US-ACAN after Leonard Huxley, editor of Scott's Last Expedition, two volumes, London, 1913; Volume I being the journals of Capt. R.F. Scott, RN; Volume II being the reports of journeys and scientific work undertaken by E.A. Wilson and the surviving members of the expedition. The work has long been acclaimed among narrative reports to come out of the heroic era.

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Location

Latitude:
77° 51' 00.0" S
- 77.85000°
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Longitude:
162° 52' 00.0" E
162.86667°
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Altitude:
1155 m
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1992

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