Name details

Mount Faraday

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 137315

Feature type: Mountain (2a)

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

Mountain at 1476 m, SSW from Mt Nygren, 2 km NE from Mt Shackleton, at the head of the Wiggins Glacier. It is connected to Mt Peary via a long, narrow ridge, and has several lesser summits. It is a prominent triangular Peak when viewed from the West and forms the south bank of the Leay Glacier. Named after Michael Faraday (1791?1867), the English physicist and chemist who contributed significantly to the study of electromagnetism and discovered the laws of electrolysis. Also to commemorate the former British Base ?F?, known as ?Faraday? in the nearby Argentine Islands.

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Location

Latitude:
65° 10' 31.0" S
- 65.17528°
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Longitude:
63° 49' 17.0" W
- 63.82139°
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Altitude:
0 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown The coordinates for this place name were derived from Map id 0 - This map does not exist in the SCAR Map Catalogue. in the SCAR Map Catalogue.
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Remote sensing:
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Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
29-Mar-2011

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