Name details

Steirerturm

Steirerturm (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Steirerturm  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Germany Gazetteer Id 139306

Feature type: Mountain

Origin

This name originates from . It is part of the Germany Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

The N peak of three neighbouring mountain peaks (the two others are 'Tiroler Spitze' and 'Ă–sterreichspitze') at the summit of SĹ“therrindane, Holtedahlfjella, Kurzegebirge, Orvinfjella, Neuschwabenland, Dronning Maud Land. Very likely a first ascent on 2009-NOV-18 during a privately organized expedition, motivated by mountain climbing, nature studies and journalistic interests, called 1st Austrian Queen Maud Land Expedition 2009.

Named For

Named after Styria as a memento to the citizenship of one expedition member.

Location

Latitude:
71° 52' 11.1" S
-71.86975°
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Longitude:
8° 55' 00.0" E
8.91664°
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Altitude:
2170 m
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Images

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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

Applied for name approval on (2010-FEB-03)/2010-FEB-26; factually checked and approved by StAGN (German PCGN) on 2010-APR-28; finally approved by German National Committee of SCAR/IASC.

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jun-2012

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