Name details

Mount William

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 133745

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

Prominent snow-covered mountain, 1,600 m, standing 4 mi NNE of Cape Lancaster, the S extremity of Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Discovered on Feb. 21, 1832, by John Biscoe who believed it to be part of the mainland of Antarctic Peninsula. Named by Biscoe for William IV, then King of England.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 47' 00.0" S
- 64.78333°
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Longitude:
63° 41' 00.0" W
- 63.68333°
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Altitude:
1600 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
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:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1951

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