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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
William, Monte (CHL) 64° 47' 00.0" S 63° 40' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 106489 Place ID: 16099

Esta formación fue descubierta por John Biscoe, el 21 de febrero de 1832. El creía que ésta era una parte continental de la península Tierra de O'Higgins. Biscoe dio el nombre al monte, por el Rey William IV, entonces rey de Inglaterra. Montaña prominente cubierta de nieve de 1.515 mts. de altura a 5 millas al NNE de cabo Lancaster, en el extremo S de isla Anvers del archipiélago de Palmer.

William, Mount (GBR) 64° 47' 00.0" S 63° 41' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 111961 Place ID: 16099

rising to 1515m SW of Börgen Bay, SE Anvers Island, was roughly charted by Biscoe, 21 February 1832, as the highest mountain visible from Biscoe Bay (q.v.), where he made a landing; named after William IV, King of England (Clarence Island, q.v.) (Biscoe, 1830-33b, 21 February 1832; [Biscoe], 1832c, p.75; BA chart 1238, 7.ix.1839; 3212, 14.i.1929; APC, 1955, p.22; DOS 310 Anvers Island, East Sheet, 1965). Mont William (Biscoe, 1833a, p.313; Lecointe, map, 1899). Mont Williams [sic] (d'Urville, 1842, p.24). Berg William (Ross, 1847b, end map). Monte William (Spain. DH chart 458, 1861; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.303). Mt. William (Neumayer, 1872a, Tafel 2). William Berg (Friederichsen, 1895, Tafel 7 facing p.304). Monte Guillermo [translation of English name] (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map). William Bg. (Nordenskjöld, 1911b, Fig. 20, p.56). William Fj. (HA chart, 1927). The mountain was further charted by DI in 1927. Williamfjellet (Aagaard, 1930, end map). Mount Français (q.v.), in error (Rymill, 1938a, photograph facing p.300). Monte Williams [sic], Cerro Williams (Ihl C. and Ayala A., 1947, photograph p.52 and p.70). Monte Muru a, so called by AAE possibly after a member of the expedition (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.265). The mountain was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956 and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Arthur Harbour", 1956-58. Monte Capitán Mendioroz, so called by AAE after Capt. Domingo F. Mendioroz of FATA, who was killed in an air crash (Argentina. MM chart 129, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.237. Williams [sic] Berg (Knapp, 1958, p.588).

William, Mount (USA) 64° 47' 00.0" S 63° 41' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 133745 Place ID: 16099

Prominent snow-covered mountain, 1,600 m, standing 4 mi NNE of Cape Lancaster, the S extremity of Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Discovered on Feb. 21, 1832, by John Biscoe who believed it to be part of the mainland of Antarctic Peninsula. Named by Biscoe for William IV, then King of England.

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