Name details

Mount Dragovan

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 135637

Feature type: Mountain (2a)

Origin

This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

The highest summit in Apocalypse Peaks, Victoria Land, rising to 2360 m west of Wreath Valley in the west part of the group. Named by US-ACAN (2005) after astronomer Mark W. Dragovan, who (1986) collaborated with Yerkes engineer Robert J. Pernic to build a telescope to observe the early formation of structure in the universe; nine field seasons at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station Center for Astrophysical Research in Antarctica, 1988-2000.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
77° 22' 58.0" S
- 77.38278°
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Longitude:
160° 42' 37.0" E
160.71028°
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Altitude:
2360 m
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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:
12-Sep-2005

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