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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Feature type: Mountain (2a)
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
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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