Mount Mervyn

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

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

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Place ID: 9471
Name ID: 1374

Feature type: Mountain

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A very sharp spire about 2286 m above sea level. Situated south of the main body of the Porthos Range in the Prince Charles Mountains, almost 7 km due south of Mt Kirkby. Sighted in December, 1956, by an ANARE southern party led by William G. Bewsher. Named after Mervyn Christensen, weather observer at Mawson in 1956.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
70° 30' 33.5" S
- 70.50931°
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Longitude:
65° 18' 24.5" E
65.30681°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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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:
Official
Date approved:
11-Aug-1958

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