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Pénaud, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Pénaud (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.
rising to c. 1050m ESE of Cape Herschel, Danco Coast, was roughly charted by Foster in January 1829 and called Mount Herschel after Sir J. F. W. Herschel (Cape Herschel, q.v.) (Foster and Kendall, chart, 1829a; BA chart 3205, 1.vi.1901; [incorrectly applied to a feature in S Trinity Island] Wilson, chart, 1917; Johanessen, chart, [1919-20]). Monte Herschel ([Irízar], 1903, map facing p.4). Mont Herschell [sic] (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). Mount Herschell [sic] (USHO, 1943, p.115). The mountain was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of aviation grouped in this area, named Mount Pénaud after Alphonse Pénaud (1850-80), French aircraft designer, 1871-80 (APC, 1960, p.6; BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961). Mount Pènaud [sic] (BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974).
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