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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Alfred, monte (ARG) 70° 17' 00.0" S 69° 13' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 100053 Place ID: 211

Pico de la cadena montañosa Douglas, en isla Alejandro I, costa W de la península Antártica. Fue fotografiado el 23 de setiembre de 1935 por Lincoln Ellsworth y cartografiado y tomando como base esas fotografías, por W.L.G.Joerg. Nuevamente cartografiado en el terreno por el FIDS quien lo denominó en recuerdo del rey sajón de Inglaterra (871-899). Fue publicado en TSAA2. SHN carta H-7.

Brattstrand Bluffs (AUS) 69° 12' 26.6" S 77° 01' 10.9" E Bluff
Name ID: 211 Place ID: 1783

Rock outcrops on the Ingrid Christensen Coast, about 6 km ENE of Hovde Island. Mapped from air photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936). The name Brattstranda (The Abrupt Shore) was applied by Norwegian cartographers to the ice coast in this vicinity.

Mount Alfred (GBR) 70° 20' 00.0" S 69° 17' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 107487 Place ID: 211

rising to c. 2250m in Douglas Range, Alexander Island, was roughly surveyed from the E by BGLE in October 1936 (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232); resurveyed from the E by FIDS from Stonington Island in 1948-49; named after Alfred (847-899), King of England (871-899), in association with the names of other Saxon Kings of England in this area (APC, 1955, p.3; BA chart 3175, 5.vii.1957; DOS 610 sheet 70 68, 1960). Gora Al'fred (Soviet Union. MMF, 1961). Monte Alfred (Argentina. AA, 1991, p.2)

Mount Alfred (USA) 70° 18' 00.0" S 69° 14' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 121690 Place ID: 211

Ice-capped mountain, more than 2,000 m, 5.5 mi inland from George VI Sound and 8 mi S of Mount Athelstan in the Douglas Range of Alexander Island. First photographed from the air on Nov. 23, 1935, by Lincoln Ellsworth and mapped from these photos by W.L.G. Joerg. Its E face was roughly surveyed in 1936 by the BGLE and resurveyed in 1948 and 1949 by the FIDS, who named it for Alfred, Saxon king of England, 871-899. The W face of the mountain was mapped from air photos taken by the RARE, 1947-48, by Searle of the FIDS in 1960.

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