Name details

Mount Pisgah

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 130171

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

Peak, 1,860 m, standing nearly 3 mi SW of Mount Christi and 4 mi NE of Mount Foster in the north-central part of Smith Island, South Shetland Islands. Because the peaks of Smith Island gave it a forked appearance when seen from a distance, American sealers in the 1820s called it Mount Pisgah Island after the double-topped Mount Pisgah in the town of Durham, CT. The name has since been restricted to the peak described.

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Location

Latitude:
62° 57' 00.0" S
- 62.95000°
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Longitude:
62° 29' 00.0" W
- 62.48333°
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Altitude:
1860 m
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
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Approval status

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