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Luigi Peak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109920

Feature type: Peak


This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

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highest peak of Fief Mountains (q.v.), Anvers Island, Palmer Archipelago, rising to 1415m, was surveyed by FAE, 1903-05, and climbed by P. Dayné (Dayné Peak, q.v.) and J. Jabet (Jabet Peak, q.v.), 7 February 1905; named Sommet Luigi di Savoia after Prince Luigi Amedeo di Savoia, Duke of the Abruzzi (1873-1933), Italian Arctic explorer and mountaineer; Commander of the Italian expedition in the Polar Star, 1899-1901, during which a then record latitude of 86°34'N in the Arctic Ocean was reached, 25 April 1900 (Charcot, 1906b, p.472; Matha and Rey, 1911, Pl.4). Sommet Duc des Abruzzes (Charcot, 1908, p.114). Sommet Luigi de Savoie, Pic Luigi de Savoie (Gourdon, 1908, p.19, end map). Pic Louis-de-Savoie (Charcot, 1910, p.50). Louis-de-Savoie Peak (Charcot, [1911b], p.56). Pic Luigi di Savoia (Bongrain, 1914, vue following p.60). Luigi di Savoia Peak (BA, 1916, p.404; [incorrectly inferred to lie on Doumer Island] BA, 1948, upper photograph facing p.198; [correctly shown] BA chart 3213, 6.x.1950; APC, 1955, p.14). Luigi di Savoia (USHO, 1943, p.131). Pico Luigi di Savoia (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.189). Pico Luis de Saboya (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.270; Pierrou, 1970, p.493). Luis de Savoya (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.264b). The peak was resurveyed by FIDS from Norsel and from "Arthur Harbour" in 1955. Pico Luigi de Savoia, as rejected form (Argentina. MM, 1957a, p.7). Pico Luis de Savoia (Argentina. MM, 1957a, p.7). Luigi Peak (APC, 1960, p.5; BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961). Savoia Peak (USBGN, 1965, p.105). Pico Luigi di Savoja (Alarcón and others, 1976, folding map).

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64° 51' 00.0" S
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63° 26' 00.0" W
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Not recorded
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