Mount Murchison

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

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

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Place ID: 9978
Name ID: 129209

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 very prominent mountain, 3,500 m, marking the high point on the rugged divide between Fitzgerald and Wylde Glaciers in the Mountaineer Range, Victoria Land. Discovered in January 1841 by Sir James Clark Ross who named this feature for Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, then general secretary of the British Association.

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Location

Latitude:
73° 25' 00.0" S
- 73.41667°
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Longitude:
166° 18' 00.0" E
166.30000°
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Altitude:
3500 m
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
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Approval status

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