Mount Tyree

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

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

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Place ID: 15145
Name ID: 133028

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

A very high and prominent bare-rock mountain (4,852 m) standing 8 mi NW of Vinson Massif in the main ridge of the Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. It was discovered by USN Squadron VX-6 during IGY reconnaissance flights of January 1958, and was mapped the same month by the Marie Byrd Land Traverse Party, 1957-58, under C.R. Bentley. Named by US-ACAN for Rear Admiral David M. Tyree, USN, Commander, U.S. Naval Support Force, Antarctica, from Apr. 14, 1959 to Nov. 26, 1962.

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Location

Latitude:
78° 24' 00.0" S
- 78.40000°
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Longitude:
85° 55' 00.0" W
- 85.91667°
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Altitude:
4852 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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