Mount Abbs

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

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

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Place ID: 10
Name ID: 1449

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

The most prominent peak in the central part of the Aramis Range, Prince Charles Mountains. It has an almost vertical face on the northern side. Shaped like a truncated pyramid, it is 4 km long in an east-west direction and 2 km north-south. Situated about 18 km SSE of Mt. McCarthy and discovered by the ANARE southern party led by W.G. Bewsher in December, 1956. Named after Gordon Abbs, radio operator at Mawson in 1956.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
70° 35' 30.0" S
- 70.59167°
Accurate to 50m
Longitude:
66° 37' 22.0" E
66.62278°
Accurate to 50m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
LIMA - Landsat Image Mosaic Antarctica
Source Identifier:
Satellite image ( Satellite Image Catalogue - Scene Id E132-RGB_321_1X not in the Satellite Image Catalogue. )
Source Scale:
1:30000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic FDivision
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
USGS - United Sates Geological Survey
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
Unknown

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