Name details

Mount Vinson

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 136397

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 very high peak (4892 m) that marks the highest point on Vinson Massif in the Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains, and the greatest elevation on the Antarctic continent. The peak is situated in the north part of the summit plateau of Vinson Massif, 1.2 mi north of Hollister Peak. It was named Mount Vinson by US-ACAN (2006) in association with Vinson Massif (q.v.).

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Location

Latitude:
78° 31' 31.0" S
- 78.52528°
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Longitude:
85° 37' 02.0" W
- 85.61722°
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Altitude:
4892 m
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
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Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-2006

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