Name details

Cunningham Peak

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 124006

Feature type: Peak (2d)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

A mainly ice-covered peak, 2,170 m, at the head of Gowan Glacier along the Founders Escarpment, in the Heritage Range. Mapped by USGS from surveys and USN air photos, 1961-66. Named by US-ACAN for Ship's Serviceman John B. Cunningham, USN, in charge of the McMurdo Station ship's store and laundry during USN OpDFrz 1966.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
79° 16' 00.0" S
- 79.26667°
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Longitude:
86° 12' 00.0" W
- 86.20000°
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Altitude:
2170 m
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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:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1966

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