Röntgen Peak

Röntgen Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Röntgen Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 12343
Name ID: 110932

Feature type: Peak

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 c. 700m on Pasteur Peninsula, N Brabant Island, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of medicine grouped in this area, named after Wilhelm Konrad Röntgen (1845-1923), German physicist who discovered X-rays in 1895; Professor of Physics, University of Würzburg, and Nobel Laureate in physics, 1901 (APC, 1960, p.7; [shown in error 2km SSW of position] BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 02' 00.0" S
- 64.03333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 18' 00.0" W
- 62.30000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Sep-1960

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