Mount Melbourne

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

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

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Place ID: 9398
Name ID: 128774

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

A massive volcanic cone of great beauty, 2,730 m, surmounting the projection of the coast between Wood Bay and Terra Nova Bay, in Victoria Land. Discovered in 1841 by Capt. James Clark Ross, RN, who named it for Lord Melbourne, British Prime Minister when the expedition was being planned.

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Location

Latitude:
74° 21' 00.0" S
- 74.35000°
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Longitude:
164° 42' 00.0" E
164.70000°
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Altitude:
2730 m
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
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Approval status

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Date approved:
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