Name details

Melville Peak

Melville Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Melville Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 128787

Feature type: Peak (2d)

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

Prominent peak surmounting Cape Melville, the E cape of King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. This peak, which was probably known to early sealers in the area, was charted by the FrAE under Charcot, 1908-10. It takes its name from nearby Cape Melville.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 01' 00.0" S
- 62.01667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 41' 00.0" W
- 57.68333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1952

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