Name details

Mount Schwerdtfeger

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 131324

Feature type: Mountain

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

A peak (2950 m) on the ridge at the head of Renegar Glacier, 1.75 miles south of Mount Kempe in Royal Society Range, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1994) after Werner Schwerdtfeger, senior meteorological researcher, University of Wisconsin, a driving force in the study of Antarctic meteorology. His specialty was the study of the barrier winds east of the Antarctic Peninsula.

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Location

Latitude:
78° 21' 00.0" S
- 78.35000°
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Longitude:
162° 46' 00.0" E
162.76667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1994

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