Mount Brown

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

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

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Place ID: 1932
Name ID: 1648

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

An elongated rock peak about 1,982 m above sea level which protrudes slightly above the plateau ice of Princess Elizabeth Land. Delineated from air photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47) and named after Lieut. (Junior Grade) E.P. Brown USN, who took part in Operation Highjump.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 33' 57.6" S
- 68.56600°
Accurate to 200m
Longitude:
86° 06' 02.8" E
86.10078°
Accurate to 200m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1997
Catalogue id
2203A1
Caption
Main summit of Mount Brown looking south from north cliff
Photographer
Cianchi, Andrew (Andy)

Map

Source

Location Method:
Satellite Image
Source Name:
LIMA
Source Identifier:
Satellite image ( Satellite Image Catalogue - Scene Id E155_RGB_321_1X not in the Satellite Image Catalogue. )
Source Scale:
1:20000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
USGS
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
22-Oct-1968

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