Name details

Mount Rivett

Rivett, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Mount Rivett  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 1595

Feature type: Mountain

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

A peak about 19 km WSW of Scullin Monolith in Mac.Robertson Land. Land was seen in this vicinity on 31 December, 1929, and 5 January, 1930, by BANZARE (1929-31) under Sir Douglas Mawson. The area was visited on 13 January, 1931, when a landing was made at Scullin Monolith. Named after Sir David Rivett, Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, 1927-45. The position of this feature was fixed by D.R. Carstens, surveyor at Mawson in 1962.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 49' 32.4" S
- 67.82567°
Accurate to 200m
Longitude:
66° 14' 39.0" E
66.24417°
Accurate to 200m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Satellite Image
Source Name:
LIMA - Landsat Image Mosaic Antarctica
Source Identifier:
Satellite image ( Satellite Image Catalogue - Scene Id E151_RGB_321_1X not in the Satellite Image Catalogue. )
Source Scale:
1:30000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
USGS
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
Unknown

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