Mount Wade

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

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

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Place ID: 15632
Name ID: 133340

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 massive mountain (4,085 m) which is a most distinctive landmark in its region, standing 4 mi NW of Mount Campbell in the Prince Olav Mountains. The feature is easily viewed from positions on Shackleton Glacier or the Ross Ice Shelf. Discovered and photographed by R. Admiral Byrd on flights to the Queen Maud Mountains in November 1929. Named by US-SCAN after F. Alton Wade (1903-78), geologist with the ByrdAE (1933-35), senior scientist at West Base of the USAS (1939-41), and leader of two Texas Tech Shackleton Glacier Parties (1962-63 and 1964-65) to this vicinity; Senior Scientist USARP Marie Byrd Land Survey, 1966-67 and 1967-68.

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Location

Latitude:
84° 51' 00.0" S
- 84.85000°
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Longitude:
174° 19' 00.0" W
-174.31667°
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Altitude:
4085 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1947

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