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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Blanchard Ridge (GBR) 65° 13' 00.0" S 64° 08' 00.0" W Ridge
Name ID: 107837 Place ID: 1444

rising to 535m, N of Wiggins Glacier, Graham Coast, was roughly mapped by FAE, 1908-10, in 1909 and named Sommet Blanchard, after M. Blanchard, then French Consul at Punta Arenas and a shareholder in the Sociedad Ballenera de Magallanes, which helped the expedition (Charcot, 1910, p.25; 1912, Pl. 4). Blanchard Peak (USHO, 1943, p.139). Cerro Blanchard (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). Blanchard Ridge (USBGN, 1951, p.10; APC, 1959a, p.4; BA chart 3572, 12.viii.1960). Mount Blanchard (USHO, 1956, p.30). The feature was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57.

Blanchard Ridge (USA) 65° 12' 00.0" S 64° 04' 00.0" W Ridge
Name ID: 122619 Place ID: 1444

Rocky ridge, 520 m, at the N side of the mouth of Wiggins Glacier on the W coast of Graham Land. Mapped by the FrAE, 1908-10, and named by Charcot for a Monsieur Blanchard, then French Consul at Punta Arenas.

Mount Ayres (AUS) 79° 19' 59.9" S 156° 28' 00.1" E Mountain
Name ID: 1444 Place ID: 710

A prominent mountain, 2600 m above sea level, south of the Mulock Glacier nivi, into which it falls away steeply. Discovered by the Darwin Glacier party of the TAE and first climbed in December, 1957, when a survey station was established at its highest point. Named after H.H. Ayres, one of the two men comprising the Darwin Glacier party.

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