Mount Korsch

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

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

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Place ID: 7763
Name ID: 127560

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 pyramidal peak, rising to c. 4,000 m on the NW margin of Markham Plateau, Queen Elizabeth Range, 3 mi W of Mount Markham. Named by US-ACAN in 1988 after geologist Russell J. Korsch who, with E. Stump and D. Egerton, climbed and geologically mapped this peak on Dec. 3, 1985, as a member of a USARP field party. Korsch was a member of USARP field parties, 1968-69 and 1985-86; NZARP field parties, 1982-83 and 1984-85.

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Location

Latitude:
82° 52' 00.0" S
- 82.86667°
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Longitude:
160° 56' 00.0" E
160.93333°
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Altitude:
4000 m
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Map

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Remote sensing:
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