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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Ancla, monte (ARG) 64° 49' 00.0" S 63° 42' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 100081 Place ID: 341

Forma parte de los montes Osterrieth, isla Amberes, archipiélago de Palmer y constituye la mayor altura de la cadena montañosa. Lo avistó por primera vez Adrián de Gerlache, jefe de la expedición antártica belga, pero su nombre actual se lo impuso la expedición francesa de 1908/10 que comandó el Dr. Charcot. Fue publicado en TSAA1. SHN carta H-714.

Ancla, Mount (USA) 64° 49' 00.0" S 63° 41' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 121785 Place ID: 341

Mountain, 815 m, which is snow covered except for a rock ridge on its S side, standing 2 mi N of Cape Lancaster, Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. The mountain was surveyed by the FIDS in 1944 and 1955. The name Monte Ancla (anchor mountain) first appears on an Argentine government chart of 1950.

Becar, Monte (CHL) 64° 49' 00.0" S 63° 41' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 134811 Place ID: 341

El nombre corresponde al apellido del cabo 1º fogonero Pedro Becar Torres, de la escampavía "Yelcho" de la Armada de Chile, quien participó en el rescate de los náufragos de la Expedición Británica de Sir Ernest Shackleton, en 1916. Monte de 714 metros de elevación, que se levanta a aproximadamente 2,5 millas al NNE del cabo Lancaster, extremo S de la isla Anvers, archipiélago de Palmer.

Hindson, Mount (GBR) 64° 49' 00.0" S 63° 41' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 109320 Place ID: 341

rising to 815m NNE of Cape Lancaster, SE Anvers Island, was surveyed from the E by FIDS from "Port Lockroy" in 1944; called Monte Ancla [=anchor mountain] by AAE, possibly in reference to its use as an anchor bearing (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.268; Pierrou, 1970, p.164); resurveyed by FIDS from "Arthur Harbour" in 1955 and named Mount Hindson after William John Hindson (b. 1935), FIDS assistant surveyor, "Arthur Harbour", 1955-56 (APC, 1958, p.5; BA chart 3572, 25.vii.1958). Mount Ancla (USBGN, 1965, p.92).

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