Mount Jackson

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

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

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Place ID: 7021
Name ID: 127019

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

A massive mountain rising over 3,050 m and dominating the upland in the southern part of Palmer Land. It rises to a majestic summit peak on the S and E, while the N flank is occupied by a vast cirque. Discovered by members of the USAS, 1939-41, in aerial flights and sighted by the ground survey party on the plateau. Named by USAS for Andrew Jackson, President of the United States, 1829-37, who signed the bill authorizing the United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-42, led by Lt. Charles Wilkes, USN.

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Location

Latitude:
71° 23' 00.0" S
- 71.38333°
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Longitude:
63° 22' 00.0" W
- 63.36667°
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Altitude:
3050 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1966

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