Name details

Mount Lassell

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 127831

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

Snow-covered peak, 1,000 m, overlooking the head of Neptune Glacier in the SE part of Alexander Island. The peak appears to have been first seen from the air by Lincoln Ellsworth on Nov. 23, 1935, and roughly mapped from photos obtained on that flight by W.L.G. Joerg. Remapped from air photos taken by the RARE, 1947-48, by Searle of the FIDS in 1960. Named by the UK-APC for William Lassell (1799-1880), English astronomer who discovered Umbriel and Ariel, satellites of Uranus, and Triton, satellite of Neptune.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 45' 00.0" S
- 71.75000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 50' 00.0" W
- 68.83333°
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Altitude:
1000 m
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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:
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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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