Mount Taylor

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

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

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Place ID: 14471
Name ID: 111518

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 1000 m at head of Arena Glacier, Hope Bay, Trinity Peninsula, was sighted by SwAE in 1902; surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1946 and named after Capt. (later Major) Andrew Taylor, RCE (1907-1993), surveyor with Operation "Tabarin", "Port Lockroy", 1943-44, and (as Commander of the operation) "Hope Bay", 1944-45 (BA chart 3205, 23.ix.1949; APC, 1955, p.20; DOS 310 Hope Bay sheet, 1961). Monte Taylor (Chile. DNH chartL, 1951; Pierrou, 1970, p.679; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.274). The feature was further surveyed by FIDS in 1955. Taylor (Anderson, 1957, p.45). Gora Taylor (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 25' 00.0" S
- 63.41667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 07' 00.0" W
- 57.11667°
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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:
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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:
21-Nov-1949

Related information

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