Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Irving, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Irving (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:
highest peak (c. 1950m) on Clarence Island and in the Elephant Island group, was known to the nineteenth-century sealers; photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; following survey by JSEEI in 1970-71 and the ascent of the mountain on 6 December 1970, called Mount Agnew after Capt. Crispin Hamlyn Agnew of Lochnaw, yr, RHF (later Major Sir Crispin Agnew, 11th Baronet) (b.1944), who led the ascent (Burley and others, 1971b, Appendix J, p.1); later named Mount Bowles in association with Cape Bowles (q.v.) (DOS 610 sheet W 61 54 (Ext.), 1-GSGS 1972; APC, 1974, p.3), but renamed Mount Irving after Rear-Adm. Sir Edmund George Irving, RN (1910-90), Hydrographer of the Navy, 1960-66; member of the Natural Environment Research Council, 1967-72 (APC, 1975, p.4; BA chart 3205, 16.vii.1976). Mount Irving (Mount Bowles) (BA, 1976, p.2). The mountain was again climbed by JSEEIG, 9 January 1977.
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