Name details

Pilatus Peak

Pilatus Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Pilatus Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 138379

Feature type: Mountain

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

Peak with rocky east and west faces, located just south west of Langley Peak, Wright Ice Piedmont, Davis Coast. It is the highest peak in the area at 982 m. Named after Pilatus Aircraft Ltd, a Swiss aviation company founded in 1939 and makers of the Pilatus Porter PC-6 aircraft used in Antarctica in the 1960s, in continuation of the theme of 'Pioneers of Aviation' established in the area.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 03' 42.0" S
- 64.06167°
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Longitude:
60° 37' 54.0" W
- 60.63167°
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Altitude:
982 m
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Images

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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

request by Adrian Fox, June 2018

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
14-Apr-2016

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