Name details

Mikkelsen Peak

Mikkelsen Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Mikkelsen Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 134466

Feature type: Peak

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

The highest peak (443m), of Scullin Monolith in Mac.Robertson Land.

Named For

In January and February 1931 several Norwegian whale catchers, exploring along this coast, made sketches of the shore from their vessels and named this mountain for Capt. Klarius Mikkelsen, master of the Torlyn.

Location

Latitude:
67° 47' 09.9" S
- 67.78608°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
66° 44' 13.1" E
66.73697°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
443 m
Accurate to 20m

Images


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 2019
Catalogue id
IA16561
Caption
Photo taken in a northerly direction from the southern end of Scullin Monolith adjacent to the refuge. Douglas Bay is at the foot of and between the arms of Scullin Monolith.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Surveyed
Source Name:
AADC Survey Control Database
Source Identifier:
Survey Control ( NMS235 - Scullin Monolith)
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
National Mapping
Remote sensing:
LIMA E151_RGB_321_1X

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
Unknown

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