Name details

Mount Marsden

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 1635

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 mountain about 600 m high, about 7 km south-west of Mt. Rivett, on the Mawson Coast of Mac.Robertson Land. Land was seen by BANZARE (1929-31) during an aeroplane flight on 31 December, 1929. The area was visited by BANZARE on 13 February, 1931, when a landing was made at Scullin Monolith. Named after Dr E. Marsden, Director of DSIR, New Zealand. This name was applied on Mawson's maps to what is now called Mt Rivett. The position of this feature was fixed by D.R. Carstens, surveyor at Mawson in 1962.

Named For

Dr E. Marsden, Director, of DSIR, New Zealand in 1962

Location

Latitude:
67° 52' 00.1" S
- 67.86670°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
66° 04' 00.1" E
66.06670°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
28-Nov-1955

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