Fukushima, Mount

SCAR Gazetteer Ref. No 5013

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.

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Narrative

The highest massif (2,470 m) in the Queen Fabiola Mountains, standing just north of Yamato Glacier. The rock massif rises 1,600 m above the local ice surface and has many ragged peaks. Discovered in 1960 by the BelgAE, under Guido Derom. Named by Derom after Shin Fukushima, geophysicist of the Japanese expedition, lost in a violent blizzard near the Japanese station on East Ongul Island in October 1960.

Location

Latitude:
71° 21' 00.0" S
-71.350°
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Longitude:
35° 37' 00.0" E
35.617°
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Altitude:
2470 m
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Region:
Not recorded

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Source

Location Method:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1966

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