Name details

Mount Torii

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 132795

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 prominent bluff-type mountain above Lake Chad and Lake Hoare, surmounting the N wall of Taylor Valley between Suess Glacier and Canada Glacier, in Victoria Land. Named by US-ACAN (1997) after Tetsuya Torii (Torii Glacier), geochemist, Japan Polar Research Association, who led Japanese research parties in geochemical studies of the lakes and ponds of McMurdo Dry Valleys in 20 summer field seasons, 1963 though 1986-87.

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Location

Latitude:
77° 37' 00.0" S
- 77.61667°
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Longitude:
162° 44' 00.0" E
162.73333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1997

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