Name details

Mount Metschel

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 128837

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 ice-free mountain, 1,845 m, standing 4 mi SE of Angino Buttress and the Skelton Icefalls. Mapped by the USGS from ground surveys and Navy air photos. Named by US-ACAN for Cdr. John J. Metschel, USN, commander of the icebreaker USS 1963. Metschel was killed in the Arctic, Oct. 15, 1963, while engaged in ice reconnaissance in a helicopter from his ship.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
78° 17' 00.0" S
- 78.28333°
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Longitude:
159° 00' 00.0" E
159.00000°
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Altitude:
1845 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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-1965

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