Name details

Mount Nicholas

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 129389

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

Mountain, 1,465 m, standing 5.5 mi SSW of Cape Brown and forming the N limit of Douglas Range on the E side of Alexander Island. First seen and roughly charted from a distance in 1909 by the FrAE under Charcot, who named it "Ile Nicolas II" after Nicholas II, then reigning tsar of Russia. The FrAE maps showed it as an island, or possible headland, separated by a channel from Alexander Island. The coast in this vicinity was photographed from the air in 1937 by the BGLE, but Charcot's name which was altered to "Cape Nicholas," was applied in error to the seaward bulge of Mount Calais, about 13 mi to the NNW Surveys in 1948 by the FIDS identified the feature originally named "Ile Nicolas II" by Charcot as the mountain described.

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Location

Latitude:
69° 22' 00.0" S
- 69.36667°
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Longitude:
69° 50' 00.0" W
- 69.83333°
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Altitude:
1465 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
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-1955

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