Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Pyramid, The (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
The Pyramid (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Pyramid
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 565m S of Hope Bay, Trinity Peninsula, near head of Kenney Glacier, was roughly mapped by SwAE in 1903 and named descriptively Pyramiden [=the pyramid] (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del.2, map facing p.248). Nunatak-Pyramide (Nordenksjöld and others, 1904b, Vol.2, p.159). Pirámides (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 2, map facing p.280). The Pyramid (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, map facing p.434; BA, 1948, p.174; APC, 1955, p.17; DOS 310 Hope Bay sheet, 1961). Piramidi (Duse, 1907, map p.187). The peak was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in November 1945. Monte Taylor, in error (Mount Taylor, q.v.) (Argentina. MM, 1953, lower view p.314a). The peak was resurveyed by FIDS in August 1955. Cerro Pirámide (Olsacher and others, 1956, p.86).
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