Name details

Mount Olsen

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 2025

Feature type: Peak

Origin

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

Narrative

A peak 580 metres high on the neck of the Laurens Peninsula, Heard Island.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
53° 00' 40.7" S
- 53.01131°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
73° 20' 26.5" E
73.34069°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
580 m
Accurate to 20m

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Georeferenced Satellite Image
Source Name:
WorldView Image 23 March 2008
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
1:5000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
DigitalGlobe
Remote sensing:
Altitude from: A Digital Elevation Model of Heard Island derived from TerraSAR satellite imagery Entry ID: heard_dem_terrasar

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
21-Oct-1952

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