Name details

Mount Thorarinsson

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 132660

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 peak at the S side of the terminus of Hess Glacier on the E coast of Graham Land. The feature forms a point on the rocky spur that descends from the plateau, and is one of the most distinctive features along the coast as viewed from the Larsen Ice Shelf. This coastal area was photographed by several American expeditions: USAS, 1939-41; RARE, 1947-48; U.S. Navy photos, 1968. Mapped by FIDS, 1947-48. Named by UK-APC for Sigurdur Thorarinsson, Icelandic glaciologist.

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Location

Latitude:
67° 15' 00.0" S
- 67.25000°
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Longitude:
64° 59' 00.0" W
- 64.98333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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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