Name details

Mount Durnford

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 140040

Feature type: Mountain

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 mountain at 2714m, 10km south-southeast of Mount Field in the Churchill Mountains. Feature shown on: NZMS 166 SU53-57/4 (Aug 1961)

Named For

Discovered and named "Durnford Bluff" by the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE) (1901-04), for Admiral Sir John Durnford, a Junior Naval Lord who was of assistance to the expedition. The New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE) (1960-61) remapped the feature and amended the name to Mount Durnford.

Location

Latitude:
80° 57' 56.4" S
-80.96566°
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Longitude:
158° 15' 30.7" E
158.25853°
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Altitude:
2702 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Reference Elevation Model of Antarctica, Howat et al. 2018
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Polar Geospatial Center
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

NULL

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
24-May-2018

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