Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Fukushima, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Fukushima (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Mountain (2a)
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:
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.
No images of this place could be found.