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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Gourdon Peak (GBR) 65° 05' 00.0" S 64° 01' 00.0" W Peak
Name ID: 109078 Place ID: 5547

rising to c. 800m on Booth Island, Graham Coast, N of Wandel Peak, was mapped by FAE, 1903-05, in 1904 and named Sommet Gourdon after Dr Ernest Gourdon, geologist on FAE, 1903-05 and 1908-10, and leader of the party which attempted to cross Graham Land in September 1909 (Charcot, 1906b, p.91; Gourdon, 1908, Pl.11 following p.214). Massif Gourdon (Matha and Rey, 1911, p.65). Mount Gourdon (BA, 1930, p.85; APC, 1955, p.11; BA chart 3572, 25.vii.1958). Mont Gourdon (France. SHM, 1937, p.407). Monte Gourdon (Argentina. MM chart 107, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.398; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.140). The peak was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS-RN, 1956-58. Gourdon Peak (APC, 1959a, p.7). Gourdon Mount (USHO, 1960, p.165).

Gourdon Peak (USA) 65° 05' 00.0" S 64° 00' 00.0" W Peak
Name ID: 125843 Place ID: 5547

Peak 0.5 mi N of Wandel Peak, one of several high peaks on the N-S trending ridge of Booth Island, in the Wilhelm Archipelago. First charted by the FrAE, 1903-05, under Charcot, and named by him for Ernest Gourdon, geologist of the expedition.

Gourdon, monte (ARG) 65° 05' 00.0" S 64° 01' 00.0" W Peak
Name ID: 101037 Place ID: 5547

Gourdon, Monte (CHL) 65° 05' 00.0" S 64° 00' 00.0" W Peak
Name ID: 105622 Place ID: 5547

Fue cartografiado primero por la Expedición Antártica Francesa de 1903-1905 al mando del Dr. Jean B. Charcot, quien le dio el nombre de Ernest Gourdon, geólogo de la expedición. La cumbre montañosa de una dirección N-S y de más o menos 980 metros de altura ocupa la parte S de isla Booth, en la costa W de la península Tierra de O'Higgins. Del monte se desprenden hacia el N dos cordones montañosos, cuyos flancos exteriores caen verticales hacia el mar encerrando entre ellos un glaciar.

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