Name details

Mount King

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 1581

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 large, smooth-crested mountain in the eastern extremity of the Tula Mountains. Discovered and mapped in December, 1958, by an ANARE dog-sledge party led by G.A. Knuckey. Named after Peter W. King, radio officer at Mawson in 1957 and 1958, a member of the dog-sledge party.

Named For

Peter W. King, radio officer at Mawson in 1957 and 1958

Location

Latitude:
67° 01' 00.1" S
- 67.01670°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
52° 49' 00.1" E
52.81670°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
22-Jul-1959

Display Scales

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Aus_display_scale_250k: Yes      Aus_display_scale_100k: Yes     
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