Name details

Péwé Peak

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 114105

Feature type: Peak (2d)

Origin

This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

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Narrative

A bedrock peak, 847m high, composed of granite and topped with a dolerite sill. It is completely surrounded by glacial ice except on the south, and lies between Catacomb Hill and Joyce Glacier in the upper Blue Glacier region. First seen on the ground and studied by Dr Troy L Péwé on 14 January 1959. Named by the US National Academy of Sciences for Dr Péwé, the head of the Department of Geology, University of Alaska. Péwé was the Chief Glacial Geologist, Operation Deep Freeze III, 1957-58, and personally explored this area.

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Location

Latitude:
78° 02' 00.0" S
- 78.03333°
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Longitude:
163° 40' 00.0" E
163.66667°
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Altitude:
847 m
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Map

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Remote sensing:
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