Name details

Haifischflossenberg

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

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

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Germany Gazetteer Id 139314

Feature type: Mountain

Origin

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

Narrative

A distinctive peak projecting about 400m from the surface of the glacier Humboldtgraben at the E scarp of Nordwestinsel, Alexander-von-Humboldt-Gebirge, Wohlthatmassiv, Fimbulheimen, Neuschwabenland, Dronning Maud Land. Very likely a first ascent on 2017-NOV-13 during a privately organized expedition, motivated by mountain climbing, nature studies and journalistic interests, called International Queen Maud Land Expedition 2017.

Named For

A striking mountain peak shaped like a shark fin.

Location

Latitude:
71° 28' 54.8" S
-71.48189°
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Longitude:
11° 39' 30.0" E
11.65833°
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Altitude:
1830 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Person:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Applied for name approval on 2019-FEB-27; factually checked and approved by StAGN (German PCGN) on 2019-MAR-06; finally approved by German National Committee of SCAR/IASC.

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
14-Jun-2019

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