Sorlle Buttress

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Sorlle Buttress is a mountain rising above 1,370 m, between Mount Spaaman and Three Brothers in the Allardyce Range of South Georgia. Surveyed by the SGS in the period 1951-57. Named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) for Petter Sorlle (1884–1922), Norwegian whaling captain and inventor who, in 1922, took out a patent for his whale slipway. Sorlle was the first manager of the United Whalers station at Stromness.


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