Mount Rutford

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

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

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Place ID: 18281
Name ID: 136306

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 sharp peak that rises to 4477 m and marks the highest point on Craddock Massif in Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. The peak stands just north of BugueƱo Pinnacle and 2.1 mi north of Mount Craddock, with which this naming is associated. Named by US-ACAN (2006) after Robert H. Rutford, member of J. Campbell Craddock's University of Minnesota geological expedition to Ellsworth Mountains, 1962-63; leader, University of Minnesota expedition to Ellsworth Mountains, 1963-64; Director, Division of Polar Programs, NSF, 1975-77; President of SCAR (Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research).

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Location

Latitude:
78° 36' 00.0" S
- 78.60000°
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Longitude:
85° 18' 00.0" W
- 85.30000°
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Altitude:
4477 m
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-2006

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