Mount Carroll

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

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

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Place ID: 2358
Name ID: 108099

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 650m, S of Hope Bay, Trinity Peninsula, was roughly mapped by SwAE in 1903; surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1945-47, and named in error Mount Carrel after Tom Carroll (b. 1864), Newfoundland boatswain in Eagle (Capt. R. C. Sheppard), the Operation Tabarin relief ship, 1944-45 (APC, 1955, p.7; DOS 310 Hope Bay sheet, 1961); resurveyed by FIDS in 1955. Circo del Cerro Abrupto [=cirque of the steep hill] (Olsacher and others, 1956, p.86). The name was officially altered to Mount Carroll in 1988. (APC, 1988)

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 26' 00.0" S
- 63.43333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 03' 00.0" W
- 57.05000°
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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 Scale:
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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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