Name details

Mount Bockheim

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 135894

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, 2749 m, at the NW end of Maine Ridge in Royal Society Range. The peak is bordered N and S by Tedrow Glacier and Matataua Glacier. Named by US-ACAN (1995) after James G. Bockheim, Department of Soil Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison, who made soil development studies of McMurdo Dry Valleys in 12 field seasons during the 1970s and 1980s.

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Location

Latitude:
78° 02' 00.0" S
- 78.03333°
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Longitude:
161° 59' 00.0" E
161.98333°
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Altitude:
2479 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:
1-Jan-1995

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