Name details

Mount Weller

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 133557

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.

Narrative

A peak (2,420 m) rising above the W side of Beacon Valley, 4 mi SW of Pyramid Mountain, in Quartermain Mountains, Victoria Land. The name appears to be first used on a 1961 N.Z. Lands and Survey Department map compiled from N.Z. field surveys, 1957-60, and USN aerial photographs of that period. Presumably named after William J. Weller, RN, a seaman of the ship In November 1903, Weller and Thomas Kennar (Kennar Valley, q.v.) accompanied Hartley T. Ferrar in the first geological reconnaissance of Quartermain Mountains.

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Location

Latitude:
77° 51' 00.0" S
- 77.85000°
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Longitude:
160° 29' 00.0" E
160.48333°
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Altitude:
2420 m
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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-1992

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