Mount Spann

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

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

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Place ID: 13770
Name ID: 111307

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

N-most feature of Panzarini Hills (q.v.), Argentina Range, Pensacola Mountains, rising to c.925m, was seen from the air by AAE in December 1955, reported in c.82°30'S 40°00'W, and called Nunatak Santa Fé after the Argentine province of Santa Fé (Argentina. IAA map, [1959d]; Pierrou, 1970, p.653); photographed from the air by USN on a trans-Antarctic flight, 13 January 1956, and, in association with the names of other crew members on this flight grouped in the area, named after Staff Sgt Robert C. Spann, USMC, navigator of the P2V-2N Neptune aircraft ([in 81°45'S 39°00'W] AGS map, 1959; USBGN, 1960, p.8; [co-ordinates corrected] USGS sheet SU 21-25/11, 1968; APC, 1974, p.6). Gora Spann (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Santa Fé Nunataks (Ronne, 1961, map Front.). Pico Santa Fé ([in 82°30'S 40'00'W] Argentina. IGM map. 1966; [co-ordinates corrected] Argentina. AA, NM 11/1.vi.1979). Santa Fé Peak, Pic Santa Fé, Picco Sante Fé, Santa Fé-Spitze (Fourcade, 1969, p.3-4).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
82° 03' 00.0" S
- 82.05000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
41° 21' 00.0" W
- 41.35000°
Unknown precision
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:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
3-Nov-1971

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