Mount Stephenson

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

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

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Place ID: 14010
Name ID: 136753

Feature type: None recorded.

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

Highest mountain in the Douglas Range, 2,985 m, standing at the heads of Toynbee and Sedgwick Glaciers 8 mi W of George VI Sound, on the E side of Alexander Island. Probably first seen in 1909 by the FrAE under Charcot, but not recognized as part of the Douglas Range. First surveyed in 1936 by Stephenson, Fleming, and Bertram of the BGLE under Rymill. The E side of the mountain was resurveyed in 1948 by the FIDS who named the feature for Alfred Stephenson, surveyor and leader of the BGLE party to George VI Sound in 1936.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 49' 00.0" S
- 69.81667°
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Longitude:
69° 43' 00.0" W
- 69.71667°
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Altitude:
2985 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-1955

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