Name details

Valiente Peak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111732

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. 2165 m on NE side of Beascochea Bay, Graham Coast, was roughly charted by FAE, 1908-10, in January 1909 and named Sommet Saens [sic] Valiente, after Capt. J. P. Saenz Valiente (1860-1925), of the Argentine Navy, who was Minister of Marine for the district of Victorino de la Plaza at the time and formerly associated with the publication of Boletín del Instituto Geográfico Argentino, 1900-05 (Charcot, 1912, Pl.4); surveyed by BGLE in August 1935 and January 1936 (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400). Mount Saens [sic] Valiente (USHO, 1943, p.143). Saenz Valiente Peak (USBGN, 1951, p.45; APC, 1955, p.18; BA chart 3570, 21.ix.1957). The peak was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Saenz Vallente [sic] Peak (BA, 1958, p.89). Valiente Peak (APC, 1959a, p.12; BA chart 3573, 26.viii.1960; USBGN, 1960, p.9). Pico Saenz Valiente (Pierrou, 1970, p.643).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 27' 00.0" S
- 65.45000°
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Longitude:
63° 43' 00.0" W
- 63.71667°
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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:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
22-Sep-1954

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