Samushkov, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Samushkov (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Mountain
This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A nearly square mountain rising to over 600m on the west of Nielson Fjord, and the east of the Dwyer Escarpment, Victoria Land.
Named in honour of Soviet aerologist Vasiliy Ivanovich Samushkov who perished in Antarctica. On 3 August 1960 a fire at Mirny Station destroyed the aerometeorological building killing eight people, including Samushkov.
No images of this place could be found.