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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Cortes, Mount (GBR) 68° 29' 00.0" S 66° 06' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 108319 Place ID: 3018

rising to 1490m SW of Gibbs Glacier, Falli res Coast, was photographed from the air by RARE, 27 November 1947, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in December 1958; in association with the names of pioneers of navigation grouped in this area, named after Martin Cortes, Spanish author of Arte de navegar (Sevilla, 1551), an important manual of navigation which went through many editions and translations, and replaced the work of the same title by Pedro de Medina (Mount Medina, q.v.) (APC, 1962, p.9; DOS 610 sheet W 68 66, 1963). Mount Cortés [sic] (USGS sketch map Palmer Land (North Part), 1979).

Cortés, Mount (USA) 68° 29' 00.0" S 66° 06' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 123843 Place ID: 3018

A mainly ice-covered mountain (1,490 m) on the SW side of Gibbs Glacier in southern Graham Land. It is separated from Hadley Upland by a col 1,300 m high. Photographed by RARE, Nov. 1947 (trimetrogon air photography). Surveyed from the ground by FIDS, Dec. 1958. Named by UK-APC for Martin Cortes, Spanish author of Arte de Navegar (Sevilla, 1551), an important manual of navigation.

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