Name details

Mount Weller

Weller, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Mount Weller  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139647

Feature type: Peak

Origin

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:

Narrative

A peak 2422m rising above the west side of Beacon Valley, 7.8km southwest of Pyramid Mountain, in Quartermain Mountains, Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MF07

Named For

The name appears to be first used on a 1961 New Zealand Lands and Survey Department map compiled from New Zealand field surveys, 1957-60, and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs of that period. Presumably named after William J. Weller, Royal Navy (RN), a seaman of the ship "Discovery" during the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE), 1901-04, led by R.F. Scott. In November 1903, Weller and Thomas Kennar (Kennar Valley, q.v.) accompanied Hartley T. Ferrar in the first geological reconnaissance of Quartermain Mountains.

Location

Latitude:
77° 50' 31.6" S
-77.84211°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
160° 28' 37.5" E
160.47709°
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Altitude:
2422 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
LINZ AntTopo50 series
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
LINZ
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Coordinates also checked against REMA 8m tile 18_35

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
28-Sep-1992

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