Name details

Mount Nygren

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 129549

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

An outstanding pointed mountain, bearing the aspect of a stark rock nunatak of pyramidal shape, which rises sharply above the middle of Hotine Glacier in western Antarctic Peninsula. The mountain was photographed from aircraft of U.S. Navy Squadron VXE-6 in 1969. Named by US-ACAN for Rear Admiral Harley D. Nygren, Director, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Corps, 1970; U.S. observer with the British Antarctic Survey, 1961-62, when he conducted oceanographic research in the Shackleton, John Biscoe, and Kista Dan.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 09' 00.0" S
- 65.15000°
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Longitude:
63° 48' 00.0" W
- 63.80000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

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