Name details

Lassus Mountains

Lassus Mountains (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Lassus Mountains  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 127833

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

Mountains, 15 mi long and 3 mi wide, rising to 2,100 m and extending S from Palestrina Glacier in the NW part of Alexander Island. First seen in 1821 by the Russian expedition under Bellingshausen. Photographed from the air in 1936 by the BGLE but mapped as part of the Havre Mountains. First mapped in detail from air photos taken by the RARE, 1947-48, by Searle of the FIDS in 1960. Named by UK-APC after Orlandus Lassus (c. 1532-94), Belgian composer.

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Location

Latitude:
69° 35' 00.0" S
- 69.58333°
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Longitude:
71° 38' 00.0" W
- 71.63333°
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Altitude:
2100 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
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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