Mount Hector

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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Place ID: 6170
Name ID: 109248

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 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).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 36' 00.0" S
- 64.60000°
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Longitude:
63° 24' 00.0" W
- 63.40000°
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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:
4-Sep-1957

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