Mount Béchervaise

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

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

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Place ID: 1078
Name ID: 1454

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 great massif of brown rock in the Athos Range, Prince Charles Mountains, rising sheer from the plateau ice on the northern face, with steep slopes on the other sides. It is bare, except for an ice cap on the flat summit area. It is 2362 m above sea level. First visited in November, 1955, by an ANARE party led by John M Béchervaise, Officer-in-Charge Mawson in 1955, after whom it was named.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
70° 11' 39.1" S
- 70.19419°
Accurate to 50m
Longitude:
64° 48' 11.1" E
64.80308°
Accurate to 50m
Altitude:
2235 m
Accurate to 50m

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Surveyed
Source Name:
AADC Survey Control Database
Source Identifier:
Survey Control ( NMS132 - Bechervaise)
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
National Mapping
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
Unknown

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