Mount Menzies

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

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

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Place ID: 9441
Name ID: 1646

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 prominent mountain, approximately 3228 m high, on the southern side of the Fisher Glacier in Mac.Robertson Land. First seen by Flying Officer J. Seaton from an ANARE Beaver aircraft in 1956. Mapped by ANARE southern seismic party 1957-58 led by K.B. Mather. Named after the Rt. Hon. R.G. Menzies (later Sir Robert Menzies), Prime Minister of Australia, 1939-41 and 1949-66.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
73° 27' 37.7" S
- 73.46047°
Accurate to 10m
Longitude:
61° 53' 19.5" E
61.88875°
Accurate to 10m
Altitude:
3228 m
Accurate to 20m

Images


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1960
Catalogue id
4626A1
Photographer
Newton, Geoffrey (Geoff)

Map

Source

Location Method:
Surveyed
Source Name:
Geoscience Australia Survey Control Database
Source Identifier:
Satellite image ( Satellite Image Catalogue - Scene Id E132_CIR_432_1X not in the Satellite Image Catalogue. )
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
Geoscience Australia
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
Unknown

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