Name details

Mount Drygalski

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 2018

Feature type: Peak

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer.

Narrative

A high point, west of the Baudissin Glacier on Heard Island. The name was proposed in the report of the Gauss expedition, 1901-3. Professor E. von Drygalski (1865-1949) was leader of the expedition and one of the landing party on 3 February 1902.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
53° 02' 12.5" S
- 53.03681°
Accurate to 20m
Longitude:
73° 23' 50.7" E
73.39742°
Accurate to 20m
Altitude:
210 m
Accurate to 1m

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Surveyed
Source Name:
Geoscience Australia Survey Control Database
Source Identifier:
Survey Control ( NMOS85 - Drygalski)
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
Geoscience Australia
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
21-Oct-1952

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