Name details

Mount Ivins

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

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

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Id 140281

Feature type: Mountain

Origin

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

Narrative

Most prominent mountain in a series of peaks between Fleece and Leppard glaciers, Graham Land. A 4.2 km long ridge rising to about 2000 m, mainly snow covered but with extensive rock outcrops along the ridge and on the south-west flank.

Named For

Named for Dr Erik Ivins (b.1949), Senior Research Scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasedena, California. Dr Ivins carried out influential research on glacial isostatic adjustment, with particular focus on Antarctica?s response to past and present ice-sheet change.

Location

Latitude:
65° 58' 00.1" S
-65.96670°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 29' 53.9" W
-63.49830°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Landsat-8 image courtesy of the U.S. Geological Survey
Source Identifier:
https://earthexplorer.usgs.gov/
Source Scale:
1:30 m resolution
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
UK APC
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Approved
Date approved:
24-Jun-2017

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