Name details

Mount Henderson

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 1461

Feature type: Mountain

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A mountain about 11 km north-east of the northern part of the Masson Range, in Mac.Robertson Land. First sighted from the crow's nest of the Discovery on 3 January, 1930, during BANZARE (1929-31) and again seen from the aeroplane on 5 January, 1930. The position was plotted and the mountain named by BANZARE on about 14 February, 1931. Named after Dr. W. Henderson, Director of the Australian Department of External Affairs, a member of the Australian Antarctic Committee, 1929.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 42' 07.6" S
- 67.70211°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
63° 03' 32.0" E
63.05889°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
951 m
Accurate to 20m

Images


©Wade Fairley 2005
Catalogue id
IA16578
Caption
A panoramic view of the north west part of Mount Henderson
Photographer
Fairley, Wade

Map

Source

Location Method:
Topographic data
Source Name:
Framnes Mountains 1:25000 Topographic GIS Dataset
Source Identifier:
Metadata ( fram25k - Framnes Mountains 1:25000 Topographic GIS Dataset )
Source Scale:
1:2000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
Australian Antarctic Division
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
Unknown

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Aus_display_scale_1k: No     


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