Mount Demaria

Mount Demaria (65°17′S 64°6′W / 65.283°S 64.100°W / -65.283; -64.100Coordinates: 65°17′S 64°6′W / 65.283°S 64.100°W / -65.283; -64.100) is a mountain with precipitous sides, 635 metres (2,080 ft) high, rising immediately southeast of Cape Tuxen on the west coast of Kiev Peninsula in Graham Land. It was probably first sighted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition of 1897–99. It was charted by the French Antarctic Expedition of 1903–05 and was named by Jean-Baptiste Charcot for the Demaria brothers, French developers of an anastigmatic lens used by the expedition's photographic section.[1]

Location of Kiev Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctic Peninsula.

1st Assent 22 July 1979 - R. Ashley, R. Bowler, K. Bryne, D. Forsyth UK. [2]

2nd Assent 1 October 1979 - M. Brettle, A. Hawkins, J. Kerr, and J. Nutt [3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Demaria, Mount". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-01-11.
  2. ^ The Antarctic Mountaineering Chronology - D. Gildea [1998]
  3. ^ The Antarctic Mountaineering Chronology - D. Gildea [1998]

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