Fukushima Dake

Fukushima Dake (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Fukushima Dake  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 5013
Name ID: 112308

Feature type: Mountain (2a)

Origin

This name originates from Japan. It is part of the Japan Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

The highest massif (2494 m) in the Yamato Sanmyaku. Surveyed by JARE in 1960, and named in memory of Shin Fukushima, geophysicist of JARE, lost in a violent blizzard near Syowa Station in October 1960.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 23' 00.0" S
- 71.38333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
35° 36' 00.0" E
35.60000°
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Altitude:
2494 m
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:
1-Feb-1961

Related information

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