Name details

Mount Hughes

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 140041

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, c.2250m midway between Mount Longhurst and Tentacle Ridge in the Cook Mountains. Mercury Glacier hangs from its southern slopes. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MM05; NZMS 166 ST57-60/13 (December 1965).

Named For

Discovered by the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE) (1901-04) and named for J.F. Hughes, an Honorary Secretary of the Royal Geographical Society, who helped in the preparation for the expedition.

Location

Latitude:
79° 30' 42.2" S
-79.51171°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
157° 24' 02.1" E
157.40060°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
2222 m
Unknown precision

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

Reference point to accord with spot height on 1:250k maps. The icefield atop the mountain rises further to 2273m.

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
24-May-2018

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