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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Blunt, Mount (GBR) 68° 48' 00.0" S 65° 48' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 107848 Place ID: 1494

rising to c.1700m S of Mercator Ice Piedmont, Bowman Coast, was roughly surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in December 1958 and re-surveyed in November 1960; in association with the names of pioneers of navigation grouped in this area, after Edmund Blunt (1770-1862), American publisher of charts and sailing directions, whose establishment was acquired by the US Government to form the nucleus of the USHO (APC, 1962, p.6: DOS 610 sheet W 58 64, 1963).

Blunt, Mount (USA) 68° 48' 00.0" S 65° 48' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 122655 Place ID: 1494

A rounded ice-covered mountain (1,500 m) rising from the W flank of Weyerhaeuser Glacier, on the E side of Antarctic Peninsula. The mountain was photographed from the air by the USAS on Sept. 28, 1940. It was roughly surveyed by FIDS in Dec. 1958, and resurveyed in Nov. 1960. Named by UK-APC after Edmund Blunt (1770-1862), American publisher of charts and sailing directions, whose establishment was acquired by U.S. Government to form the nucleus of the U.S. Hydrographic Office (since 1972, the Defense Mapping Agency Hydrographic Center).

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