Mount Starlight

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

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

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Place ID: 13943
Name ID: 1537

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 mountain at the western end of the Athos Range, Prince Charles Mountains, about 2,150 m above sea level. Sighted by an ANARE party led by J.M. Béchervaise on 27 November 1955. Named to commemorate the so-called Operation Starlight during which depots were laid for further work and mapping and geological investigations accomplished.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
70° 12' 17.9" S
- 70.20497°
Accurate to 50m
Longitude:
64° 29' 58.8" E
64.49967°
Accurate to 50m
Altitude:
2150 m
Accurate to 50m

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Surveyed
Source Name:
AADC Survey Control Database
Source Identifier:
Survey Control ( NMS133 - Starlight)
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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