Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Hector, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Hector (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Mountain
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:
rising to 2225m in Trojan Range, Anvers Island, was surveyed by FIDS from "Arthur Harbour" in 1955; in association with other names from Homer's Iliad in this range, named after Hector (fl. c. 1200BC), son of King Priam and Prince of Troy, who commanded the Trojan and allied armies against the Achµans (APC, 1958, p.5; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Monte Français, in error for Mount Français (q.v.) (Chile. DNH chart 1501, 1962).
No images of this place could be found.