Name details

Schwall Peak

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 114324

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.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A peak rising to 1200m in southern Convoy Range, adjacent to Staten Island Heights, 3.4 miles WNW of Mount Gunn. Named for Captain Karen Schwall, the first female US Army Officer in Antarctica, who specialised in logistics, and air and ship operations (1988 - 91). She became the Logistics Manager with Antarctic Support Associates (1991 - 96) and was central during the transfer of the supply and transportation logistics from military to the civilian support.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
76° 51' 00.0" S
- 76.85000°
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Longitude:
160° 54' 00.0" E
160.90000°
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Altitude:
1200 m
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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:
4-Nov-1999

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