Name details

Mount Vélain

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 133177

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

Mountain, 750 m, with an isolated, black triangular summit showing through its snow mantle, standing in the NE part of Adelaide Island. First charted by the FrAE 1903-05, under Charcot, and named by him for Charles Velain, French geologist and geographer, and professor of physical geography at the Sorbonne.

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Location

Latitude:
66° 42' 00.0" S
- 66.70000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 44' 00.0" W
- 67.73333°
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Altitude:
750 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1950

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