Name details

Mount Phoebe

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 130109

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

A mountain between the head of Neptune Glacier and the Saturn Glacier in eastern Alexander Island. The feature is situated at the junction of four radial ridges. The summit is a small mesa of conglomerate rising 300 m above the surrounding ice. First photographed by Lincoln Ellsworth, Nov. 23, 1935, in the course of a trans-Antarctic flight and plotted from the air photos by W.L.G. Joerg. Named by UK-APC from association with Saturn Glacier after Phoebe, one of the satellites of Saturn.

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Location

Latitude:
71° 47' 00.0" S
- 71.78333°
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Longitude:
68° 47' 00.0" W
- 68.78333°
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Altitude:
300 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Scale:
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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-1975

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