Name details

Payer Mountains

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 129929

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 group of scattered mountains extending N-S for about 23 mi, standing 10 mi E of the Weyprecht Mountains and forming the eastern half of the Hoel Mountains in central Queen Maud Land. Discovered by the GerAE under Ritscher, 1938-39, and named for Julius Payer, Austrian explorer, who in company with Karl Weyprecht discovered Franz Josef Land in 1873.

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Location

Latitude:
72° 02' 00.0" S
- 72.03333°
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Longitude:
14° 35' 00.0" E
14.58333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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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-1966

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