Mount Shelby

Shelby, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Mount Shelby  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 13137
Name ID: 111145

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 1520m between Bills Gulch and Daspit Glacier, Trail Inlet, Bowman Coast, was possibly seen from the air by Ellsworth, 23 November 1935; photographed from the air by USAS, 28 September 1940 (USHO, 1943, p.270), and by RARE in 1947; surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1946-48; named after Miss Marjorie Shelby, of New Orleans, La, who assisted RARE as a secretary and editor and whose name was originally applied to Breitfuss Glacier (q.v.) (APC, 1955, p.19; DCS 601 sheet 68 64, 1955; DOS 610 sheet W 68 64, 1963). Cerro Aeronáutica Argentina, so called by AAE after the Institución Aeronáutica Argentina (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter A).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 09' 00.0" S
- 68.15000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 51' 00.0" W
- 65.85000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
28-Jan-1953

Related information

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