Mount Flora

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

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

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Place ID: 4744
Name ID: 108849

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 520 m SE of Hope Bay, Trinity Peninsula, was roughly mapped by SwAE in 1902 and named Flora-Berg (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, p.165) or Floras Berg (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 2, map facing p.248) from the rich fossil flora found there by the geologist J.G. Andersson (Andersson Island, q.v.). Montaña Flora (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 2, map facing p.280). Mount Flora (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, map facing p. 434; BA chart 3213, 6.x.1950; APC, 1955, p.10; DOS 310 Hope Bay sheet, 1961). Monte Flora (Duse, 1907, map p.187; Pierrou, 1970, p.366; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.126). Mont Flora (Gourdon, 1908, p.41). The mountain was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1945-47, and resurveyed in 1955. Flora (Anderson, 1957, p.45).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 25' 00.0" S
- 63.41667°
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Longitude:
57° 01' 00.0" W
- 57.01667°
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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

Related information

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