Name details

Victoria Peak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111767

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 485 m on W side of Chiriguano Bay, ESE of Mount Bulcke (q.v.), S Brabant Island, was photographed by BeAE in January 1898; later named Mount Victoria, possibly after the usage of whalers (BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; APC, 1955, p.22; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Monte Victoria (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.715; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.293). The peak was surveyed by FIDS from Norsel in April 1955 and photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Victoria Peak (APC, 1960, p.8; BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 29' 00.0" S
- 64.48333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 35' 00.0" W
- 62.58333°
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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:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
20-Sep-1955

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