Name details

Mount Marks

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 136196

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 broad ice-covered mountain rising to 2600 m 5 mi NNW of Mount Speyer in Worcester Range. Named after Rodney Marks (1968-2000), an Australian citizen who died while conducting astrophysical research as a member of the 2000 winter party at the NSF South Pole Station. He was employed by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, working on the Antarctic Submillimeter Telescope and Remote Observatory, a research project of the University of Chicago's Center for Astrophysical Research in Antarctica (CARA). He previously had spent the 1998 winter at the Pole as part of CARA's South Pole Infrared Explorer project.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
78° 47' 00.0" S
- 78.78333°
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Longitude:
160° 35' 00.0" E
160.58333°
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Altitude:
2600 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

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-2001

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