Mount Brown

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

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

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Place ID: 1932
Name ID: 123004

Feature type: Mountain (2a)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

An elongated rock peak protruding slightly above the continental ice, situated 160 mi E of the Vestfold Hills and 100 mi SSW of Cape Penck. Delineated from air photos taken by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47), and named by US-ACAN for Lt. (j.g.) Eduardo P. Brown, USN, photographic officer for the Western Group of the expedition.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 18' 00.0" S
- 68.30000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
86° 25' 00.0" E
86.41667°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1997
Catalogue id
2203A1
Caption
Main summit of Mount Brown looking south from north cliff
Photographer
Cianchi, Andrew (Andy)

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-Jan-1955

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