Name details

Sharp Peak (Livingston Island)

Sharp Peak (Livingston Island) (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Sharp Peak (Livingston Island)  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111138

Feature type: Peak

Origin

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

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

rising to c. 500m N of Moon Bay, E Livingston Island, was charted by DI, 1934-35, and named descriptively (Nelson and others, chart 1935b; BA chart 3205, 25.iii.1937; APC, 1955, p.19; DOS 610 sheet W 62 60, 1968). Pico Puntiagudo [=sharp-pointed peak] (Chile. DNH chart L, 1947; IHA, 1974, p.233). Pico Sharp (Argentina. MM chart ZZ, 1948). Pico Agudo (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.222; Pierrou, 1970, p.151). The peak was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS, 1957-59.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 31' 25.2" S
- 62.52367°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 04' 09.3" W
- 60.06925°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
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:
8-Sep-1953

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