Mount Shelton

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

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

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Place ID: 13144
Name ID: 131510

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 (2,485 m) located just W of the upper part of Rastorfer Glacier in the east-central portion of the Homerun Range, Admiralty Mountains. Mapped by USGS from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-63. Named by US-ACAN for John E. Shelton USARP meteorologist at Hallett Station, 1964-65.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 41' 00.0" S
- 71.68333°
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Longitude:
166° 48' 00.0" E
166.80000°
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Altitude:
2485 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-1970

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