Mount Cardinall

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

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

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Place ID: 2317
Name ID: 108083

Feature type: Mountain

Origin

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

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

rising to 680m at head of Duse Bay, Trinity Peninsula, was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1945 and named after Sir Allan Wolsey Cardinall (1887-1956), Colonial Secretary, Falkland Islands, 1940-41, and Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Falkland Islands and Dependencies, 1941-46 (APC, 1955, p.7; DOS 310 Hope Bay sheet, 1961). Cerro Nevado [=snow hill] (Olsacher and others, 1956, p.86). The mountain was re-surveyed by FIDS in 1956. Mount Cardinal [sic] (Adie, 1957, p.25). "Refugio Independéncia Argentina", established to S of mountain and so called after the Argentine national day, 25 May (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter I).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 27' 00.0" S
- 63.45000°
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Longitude:
57° 10' 00.0" W
- 57.16667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
21-Nov-1949

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