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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Tyrrell, Mount (GBR) 69° 38' 00.0" S 69° 33' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 111704 Place ID: 15148

rising to c.1300m on E side of Toynbee Glacier, NE Alexander Island, was photographed from the air by BGLE, 1 February 1937; surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1948; in association with the names of British geologists grouped in this area, named after Dr George Walter Tyrrell (1883-1961), Senior Lecturer in Geology, Glasgow University, 1919-48, and author of papers on the petrology of the South Shetland Islands, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands; Chief Scientist, Scottish Spitsbergen Syndicate Expedition, 1919; Chief Geologist, Scottish expeditions to Iceland, 1920 and (as Leader) 1924 (APC, 1955, p.21; DOS 610 sheet W 69 68, 1960). Mount Tyrell [sic] (BA, 1974, p.209). [Tyrrell Glacier, South Georgia, is also named after Dr G. W. Tyrrell.]

Tyrrell, Mount (USA) 69° 38' 00.0" S 69° 31' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 133030 Place ID: 15148

Mountain with two summits, the highest 1,310 m, standing 3 mi inland from the E coast of Alexander Island on the E side and near the mouth of Toynbee Glacier. First photographed from the air in 1937 by the BGLE under Rymill. Surveyed in 1948 by the FIDS and named by them for George W. Tyrrell, British geologist at Glasgow University.

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