Name details

Vauréal Peak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111743

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.200 m NE of Chabrier Rock, Admiralty Bay, King George Island, was charted by FAE, 1908-10, in December 1909, when the name Cap Vauréal was applied to the point E of the peak, probably after a supporter of the expedition (Charcot, 1912, Pl.9). Cape Vaureal (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; 1948, p.152). Cabo Vauréal (Chile. DNH chart 502, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.707; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.291). Cape Vauréal (BA, 1954, p.23; APC, 1955, p.21; BA chart 3205, 15.iii.1957). Following air photography by FIDASE in 1956, the name of Vauréal was transferred to the peak. Vauréal Peak (APC, 1960, p.8; Hawkes, 1961, map p.3; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962). Pik Voreal' (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.175).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 10' 49.3" S
- 62.18036°
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Longitude:
58° 17' 17.9" W
- 58.28831°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
20-Sep-1955

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