Name details

Voit Peak

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111791

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.750 m between Drummond Glacier and Hopkins Glacier, Loubet Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE and roughly surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Detaille Island", 1956-57; in association with the names of biochemists and designers of sledge rations grouped in this area, named after Carl von Voit (1831-1908), German physiologist and pioneer of basic metabolic studies who, in 1881, published what was probably the first standard for human caloric requirements (APC, 1960, p.8; BA chart 3570, 20.ix.1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 40' 00.0" S
- 66.66667°
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Longitude:
65° 35' 00.0" W
- 65.58333°
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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:
23-Sep-1960

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