Mount Paris

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

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

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Place ID: 10899
Name ID: 129853

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

Conspicuous mountain, c. 2,800 m, 4 mi SE of Mount Bayonne in N Alexander Island. First mapped by the FrAE, 1908-10, under Charcot, who named it for the French capital. Resighted in 1936 by the BGLE and charted as mountains, but subsequent study of air photos taken by the RARE, 1947-48, has caused the name to be restricted to this single mountain.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 59' 00.0" S
- 68.98333°
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Longitude:
70° 50' 00.0" W
- 70.83333°
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Altitude:
2800 m
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1961

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