Mount Peary

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

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

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Place ID: 11010
Name ID: 129951

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 massif, 1,900 m, with a flat, snow-covered summit several miles in extent, surmounted by a marginal peak on the W, standing 7 mi ENE of Cape Tuxen and dominating the area between Wiggins and Bussey Glaciers on the W coast of Graham Land. Discovered by the FrAE, 1908-10, under Charcot and named by him for R. Admiral Robert E. Peary, USN, American Arctic explorer and first to attain the North Pole, in 1909.

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Location

Latitude:
65° 15' 00.0" S
- 65.25000°
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Longitude:
63° 52' 00.0" W
- 63.86667°
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Altitude:
1900 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-1950

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