Mount Nelson

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

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

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Place ID: 10149
Name ID: 129318

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 mountain, 1,930 m, standing 3 mi NE of Mount Pulitzer, near the W side of Scott Glacier in the Queen Maud Mountains. First mapped by the ByrdAE, 1933-35. Named by US-ACAN for Randy L. Nelson, who made satellite geodesy studies at McMurdo Station, winter party 1965.

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Location

Latitude:
85° 47' 00.0" S
- 85.78333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
153° 48' 00.0" W
-153.80000°
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Altitude:
1930 m
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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-1967

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