Mount Bennett

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

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

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Place ID: 14077
Name ID: 1456

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 dark, steep-sided peak about 1,970 m above sea level, about 20 km SSE of Armstrong Peak, Napier Mountains, Enderby Land. Mapped from air photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition and called Stor Hanakken by Norwegian cartographers. Photographed from ANARE aircraft in 1956. First visited in 1960 by an ANARE party led by S L Kirkby.

Named For

Named after K L Bennett, radio operator at Mawson in 1960 and 1967 and radio operator-in-charge at Davis in 1969.

Location

Latitude:
66° 32' 36.9" S
- 66.54358°
Accurate to 200m
Longitude:
53° 39' 20.6" E
53.65572°
Accurate to 200m
Altitude:
1970 m
Accurate to 100m

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Satellite Image
Source Name:
LIMA - Landsat Image Mosaic Antarctica
Source Identifier:
Satellite image ( Satellite Image Catalogue - Scene Id E149_RGB_321_1X not in the Satellite Image Catalogue. )
Source Scale:
1:50000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
USGS - United States Geological Survey
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
4-Jul-1961

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