Mount Craddock

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

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

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Place ID: 3075
Name ID: 123895

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.

Narrative

A prominent peak rising to 4368 m at the S extremity of Craddock Massif in the Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. The name Mount Craddock was originally recommended by US-ACAN in 1965 for the present-day Craddock Massif (q.v.) but subsequent maps limited Mount Craddock to the massif's southernmost peak, a position that became established over years. To avoid confusion and to fix the position of the name, US-ACAN redefined Mount Craddock in 2006 to apply to the southernmost peak described above. Named after J. Campbell Craddock (1930-2006), leader of a University of Minnesota expedition (1962-63) that made geological investigations and cartographic surveys in the Sentinel and Heritage Ranges of the Ellsworth Mountains. During 1960-61, Craddock led a Minnesota geological expedition in examining the Jones Mountains.

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Location

Latitude:
78° 38' 00.0" S
- 78.63333°
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Longitude:
85° 12' 00.0" W
- 85.20000°
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Altitude:
4368 m
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1966

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